NY3871 : Kirkandrews Tower

taken 11 years ago, near to Netherby, Cumbria, Great Britain

Kirkandrews Tower
Kirkandrews Tower
Kirkandrews Tower was built as a border fortress around 1530-50 by a Thomas Graham. It was sited in the area that both the English and Scottish claimed as their own. The square tower measures 10 metres by 7 metres and has walls over 1 metres thick. The basement is vaulted. From the south wall entrance a spiral stair rises to two upper stories and an attic. The roof is step gabled.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 23 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 26 January, 2007
Category
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 388 719 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.2864N 2:57.4833W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 390 719
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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