SJ4065 : The Agricola Tower, Chester Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Handbridge, Cheshire, Great Britain

The Agricola Tower, Chester Castle
The Agricola Tower, Chester Castle
Looking southwest from near the gateway to the castle square. The Agricola Tower is the oldest part of Chester Castle that still exists. The upper floor houses the Norman chapel of St Mary de Castro and has some fine, recently discovered, ceiling paintings. It is believed the tower was refaced in the time of Thomas Harrison in the 18th century. The building is in the care of English Heritage and is often open - but check before travelling.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 13 July, 2007
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Tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4048 6574 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.1245N 2:53.5295W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 4046 6575
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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