NU2521 : Dunstanburgh Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Dunstan, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Dunstanburgh Castle
Dunstanburgh Castle
One of the great landmarks of the Northumberland Coast, this magnificent ruin is owned by the National Trust but is managed by English Heritage. The castle dates from the 14th century when it was built by Edward Thomas of Lancaster and it played its part in the Wars of the Roses. It later passed to John of Gaunt who strengthened it against the Scots.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2568 2179 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:29.3545N 1:35.7095W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2570 2176
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Castle  Ruin  English Heritage  National Trust Property 

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