NZ1407 : Ravensworth Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Ravensworth, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Ravensworth Castle
Ravensworth Castle
Ravensworth Castle was the home of the Fitzhugh family. Built in the 14th century out of sandstone, the castle was used as a quarry by the inhabitants of Ravensworth Village when it was abandoned in the 15th century. Around the top of the tower runs the latin inscription: Chrs dns ihs via fons et origo, alpha et omega (Christ, Lord Jesus, the way, the fountain-head and the source, the beginning and the end) Kirby Hill Church in the background.
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NZ1407, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 March, 2006   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 18 March, 2006
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 143 076 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:27.8147N 1:46.8541W
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