TA0232 : Cottingham Castle

taken 10 years ago, near to Willerby, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Cottingham Castle
Cottingham Castle
An octagonal brick tower which was once part of "Cottingham Castle", a manor house owned by Thomas Thompson which stood here until the late 19th century (the actual castle or fortified manor at Cottingham, recorded in 1170 and also known as Baynard's Castle, was further east between Northgate and Hallgate).

Castle Hill Hospital would later cover most of the site of Thompson's manor house, a foundation stone being laid by King George V in the new hospital administration building on 26th June 1914. LinkExternal link Two days later Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the throne of Austro-Hungarian empire, was assassinated in Sarajevo in Bosnia, an event which marked the start of the First World War.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 31 December, 2007
Category
Tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 023 322 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:46.5868N 0:26.9110W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 023 322
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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