NS2900 : Mote Knowe Near Kilkerran Castle

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Kilkerran, South Ayrshire, Great Britain

Mote Knowe Near Kilkerran Castle
Mote Knowe Near Kilkerran Castle
This ancient feature, now completely overgrown with gorse, is generally believed to be a mound that was used as a meeting place, possibly also for dispensing justice. Some writers suggest that it may have been a previous seat of the Fergusson family. Whatever its origin, the existence of a Mote Knowe in this area indicates the presence of an important family many centuries ago. For a different view at a different time of year, see NS2900 : Mote Knowe.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 17 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 17 March, 2009
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 298 001 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:15.9568N 4:40.8047W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 299 001
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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