SX8664 : Compton Castle

taken 8 years ago, near to Compton, Devon, Great Britain

Compton Castle
Compton Castle
The rear of SX8664 : Compton Castle seen from Castle Lane. "Compton represents a final fling of the medieval castle-building tradition" (Cherry & Pevsner). In that sense, the fortifications are mere show; for a start, the site, deep in a valley, is indefensible.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Thursday, 21 January, 2010
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8652 6485 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.3473N 3:36.0305W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8645 6483
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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