TA0489 : Scarborough Castle

taken 5 years ago, near to Scarborough, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Scarborough Castle
Scarborough Castle
Looking across North Bay towards the Castle Headland and the Holms.
The three-storey castle keep dates from around the 1150s.
Marine Drive runs around the base of the headland.
Marine Drive :: TA0589
In 1896 the Scarborough Council decided to link the two bays by the construction of a 1,300 yard link road, around the castle headland, to be known as Marine Drive, from the East Pier to Royal Albert Drive. The road opened in 1908 and is protected by a substantial sea wall.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Saturday, 21 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0486 8938 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:17.3578N 0:23.4352W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 0401 8938
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Headland  Castle Keep 

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