NX7362 : Threave Castle

taken 13 years ago, near to Glenlochar, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Threave Castle
Threave Castle
Threave Island in the Dee was a stronghold from the 6th century. The castle was built about 1369 for Archibald the Grim, Earl of Douglas. It withstood a siege in 1455 for 2 months, then surrendered. In 1640 it was captured by Covenanters and partly dismantled. It is owned by Historic Scotland.
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NX7362, 82 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 June, 2005
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 739 623 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:56.3627N 3:58.1951W
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