NU1341 : Lindisfarne Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Holy Island, Northumberland, Great Britain

Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Castle
Sitting on an igneous rock (a dyke, part of the Whin Sill complex).
Holy Island (Lindisfarne) :: NU1242
Holy Island is a small Island off the coast of Northumberland. It is cut off from the mainland by tides on a daily basis. The island has a long and rich history stretching back to Anglo-Saxon times. The island possesses both a priory and castle. Website: LinkExternal link
Lindisfarne Castle
Lindisfarne Castle sits on a rocky crag created by a dyke associated with the intrusion of the Whin Sill. Originally a Tudor fort, it was converted into a private house in 1903 by the young Edwin Lutyens. Now managed by the National Trust.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 31 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 20 June, 2006
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 137 418 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.1709N 1:47.0256W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 127 417
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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