NG7526 : Caisteal Maol

taken 11 years ago, near to Kyle of Lochalsh/Caol Loch Aillse, Highland, Great Britain

Caisteal Maol
Caisteal Maol
The name means 'bare castle' and was given to it when it became ruinous. Formerly it was Dunakin - the castle of Haakon.
King Haakon was a Norwegian (Viking) ruler who sailed through the narrows here on his way to defeat at the Battle of Largs in 1263. The castle was last occupied around 1600.
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NG7526, 141 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 January, 2007
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 758 263 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:16.3526N 5:43.2102W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 756 263
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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