SS7979 : Sker House

taken 22 years ago, near to Kenfig, Bridgend/Pen-y-Bont ar Ogwr, Great Britain

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Sker House
Sker House
Atop the wind blasted dunes of Sker Point, a Cistercian monastery founded some 900 years ago became a private house in Tudor times. It has had a chequered history and is surrounded by impossibly romantic tales of ghosts and thwarted love. This picture was taken just a very few years before the house, derelict for a century, was saved from total collapse and is now saved for the nation as one of the most important historic houses in Wales.
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Date Taken
September 1996   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 17 July, 2007
Historic building   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 796 798 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.2888N 3:44.1508W
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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