SE7984 : Pickering Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Pickering, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Pickering Castle
Pickering Castle, taken 10 years ago
It is easy to see why William the Conqueror originally selected this location for a fortification, with its commanding views across Ryedale. The castle later became a defence against the Scots, but by the Civil War it was no longer used for military purposes.
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2007
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Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 28 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 June, 2007
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 798 844 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:14.9875N 0:46.6058W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 798 845
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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