NX1389 : Carleton Motte

taken 9 years ago, near to Lendalfoot, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Carleton Motte
Carleton Motte
This motte, or earth mound, was constructed in the early 12th Century, approximately 300 years before Carleton Castle was built. The motte is about 5 metres high. There would have been a wooden structure on the top, surrounded by a defensive palisade. (Source: "The Castles Of South-West Scotland", by Mike Salter).
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NX1389, 64 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 11 March, 2009
Category
Motte   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 134 895 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.8986N 4:55.8498W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 134 895
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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