SE7984 : Pickering Castle

near to Pickering, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Pickering Castle
Pickering Castle
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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Date Taken
Monday, 28 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 1 June, 2007
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Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 798 844 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:14.9875N 0:46.6058W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 798 845
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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