SZ6498 : Southsea Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Southsea, Portsmouth, Great Britain

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Southsea Castle
Southsea Castle
Looking from the southern bastion across the north-west side of the castle. The lighthouse was built in 1820 and still functions today. Beyond is Southsea Common. When Southsea was being developed as a seaside resort in Victorian times, not building was allowed close to the castle as it was still an important part of Portsmouth's defence. Today's legacy is a wide expanse of green land used for public recreation and events.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 25 September, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 27 September, 2010
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 642 980 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.6923N 1:5.3795W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 643 980
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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