SY9582 : Corfe Castle

taken 9 years ago, near to Corfe Castle, Dorset, Great Britain

Corfe Castle
Corfe Castle
The castle dates back to the 11th century, and commands a gap in the Purbeck Hills on the route between Wareham and Swanage.
During the Civil War the castle was besieged. The first siege, in 1643, lasted for six weeks before the Parliamentarians withdrew. The second siege, in 1646, was resisted for two months before the castle was betrayed by a member of the garrison. After this the castle was destroyed.
The castle is now managed by the National Trust.
Website: LinkExternal link

See other images of Corfe Castle
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright N Chadwick and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SY9582, 571 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 10 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 29 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9599 8216 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:38.3470N 2:3.4841W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 9606 8208
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Supplemental image
This page has been viewed about 3 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register