TA1234 : Castle Hill, Swine (2)

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

Castle Hill, Swine (2)
Castle Hill, Swine (2)
Only the earthworks remain of Swine Castle. It was built by Sir John Saher in the late 12thC. No stonework remains (stolen long ago) but brick foundations have been revealed. The earthworks represent a much mutilated oval platform, 100m long x 70m wide surrounded by a ditch with a counterscarp bank on the north & east sides.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 January, 2008
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 12531 34327 [1m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.5858N 0:17.5910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 12454 34130
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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