SZ6498 : Southsea Castle and lighthouse

taken 4 years ago, near to Southsea, Portsmouth, Great Britain

Southsea Castle and lighthouse
Southsea Castle and lighthouse
The Castle is a Scheduled Ancient Monument which was built in 1544. It was part of a series of fortifications constructed by Henry VIII around England's coasts to protect the country from invaders. Barely was the work completed when Henry witnessed his flagship, the Mary Rose, sink in the harbour in front of the Castle. See: LinkExternal link
The Lighthouse on the North Face of Southsea Castle is Grade II listed and was built in 1828. It has English Heritage Building ID: 474386.
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SZ6498, 586 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 1 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Docks, Harbours  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6435 9804 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.7026N 1:5.3198W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 6439 9811
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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