TA2833 : Admiral Storr's Tower, Hilston

taken 11 years ago, near to Hilston, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Admiral Storr's Tower, Hilston
Admiral Storr's Tower, Hilston
The 50ft high octagonal brick building was built in 1750 by Joseph Storr (d. 1753), but by 1852 was named after Storr's son, Rear Admiral John Storr. Possibly intended as a watch tower it was reputedly a well known landmark for sailors and served as a hospital for troops camped on the coast in 17945.
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TA2833, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 June, 2006
Category
Tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 286 338 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.0786N 0:2.9766W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 286 337
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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