TQ8353 : Leeds Castle

taken 32 years ago, near to Broomfield, Kent, Great Britain

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Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle
Leeds Castle is a moated castle, near Maidstone in Kent. The building consists of three parts, each with its own entrance, drawbridge, gateway, and portcullis.

The origins of Leeds Castle date back to 1119 when Robert De Crevecoeur built the original castle. In 1278 it was the home of King Edward I of England and queen Eleanor of Castile and the castle was significantly remodelled. Much of the castles present-day appearance were from changes that were made during this time.

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Date Taken
April 1986   (more nearby)
Sunday, 18 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Place (from Tags)
Leeds Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8366 5320 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.9038N 0:37.8112E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 8368 5313
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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