NX9172 : Hills Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Lochfoot, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Hills Castle
Hills Castle
Hills Castle or Hills Tower is a fine 16th century fortalice, although somewhat spoilt here by being covered in scaffolding - presumably for re-harling of the walls. The lower bit to the left is an 18th century addition, but what makes Hills unusual is the survival of the gatehouse into the courtyard on the right.
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NX9172, 4 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 July, 2007
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 912 726 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.1799N 3:42.2273W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 912 726
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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