NY7914 : Brough Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Brough, Cumbria, Great Britain

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Brough Castle
Brough Castle
The starkly impressive Brough Castle stands on the site of a Roman fort on a ridge commanding the strategic Stainmore Pass. The village's name name "Brough" derives from 'Burg' or 'Burgh', meaning fort.

The keep dates from ca 1200. It is in the care of English Heritage.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 30 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7912 1410 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.3054N 2:19.4453W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7912 1407
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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English Heritage  Roman Fort  Ruins  Castle  13th Century  Mediaeval  Medieval  Castle Keep 

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