NU1241 : Lindisfarne Priory with Castle in the background

taken 26 years ago, near to Holy Island, Northumberland, Great Britain

Lindisfarne Priory with Castle in the background.
Lindisfarne Priory with Castle in the background.
The priory dates from Norman times. It was built on the site of an Anglo-Saxon monastery.It was one of the most important centres of early Christianity in Anglo-Saxon England.The monastery was founded in AD635 by St. Aidan, but St. Cuthbert is the most celebrated of the priory's holy men.
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Date Taken
July 1991   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 November, 2006
Category
Religious buildings > Priory   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 128 418 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:40.1724N 1:47.8841W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 127 418
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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