NT8238 : Wark Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Wark, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Wark Castle
Wark Castle
Early 12th century, rebuilt 1153-6, extended later Motte-and-bailey castle holding the Southern bank of the Tweed, with a huge keep, 75x50m on the motte. Wark's royal artillery left in 1633 after centuries of royal military activity, and the site was left to nature. (Source: Borders and Berwick, An Architectural Guide by Charles Alexander Strang)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Monday, 30 October, 2006
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 8225 3869 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.4860N 2:17.0130W
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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