NG5846 : Brochel Castle, Brochel, Raasay

near to Brochel, Highland, Great Britain

Brochel Castle, Brochel, Raasay
Brochel Castle, Brochel, Raasay
The castle is believed to be late 15th century or early 16th century. However it was only occupied until about 1671, after which is has been slowly crumbling away and continues to do so. In this view, in the foreground, is a homestead or croft, which appeared to be still occupied. There are very few people still living in the north of Raasay.

NG5846 : The romantic ruin of Brochel Castle, Raasay.
NG5846 : Brochel Castle, Brochel, Raasay.
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2010
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 October, 2010   (more nearby)
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Friday, 2 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Village, Rural settlement  Islands  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 584 462 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:26.5373N 6:1.6134W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 583 462
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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