SK3616 : Ashby Castle

taken 8 years ago, near to Ashby-de-la-Zouch, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Ashby Castle
Ashby Castle
With the English Heritage entrance on the left. A Royalist stronghold during the Civil War, the castle finally fell to Parliament in 1646 and was then made unusable. The castle also forms the backdrop to the famous jousting scenes in Sir Walter Scott's 1819 novel Ivanhoe.
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SK3616, 62 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 September, 2009
Category
Castle > Castle (ruined)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 361 166 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.7655N 1:27.9821W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 360 165
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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