SE6051 : Bitchdaughter Tower

taken 11 years ago, near to York, Great Britain

Bitchdaughter Tower
Bitchdaughter Tower
This tower was once much larger, 2 or 3 storeys, and used as a Royal prison. But the upper rooms were dismantled and the stone from the tower was used to repair Ouse Bridge in 1567. The lower room, with the barred door, has a fireplace, and was turned into a guardhouse during the siege of York in 1645. In the C19th it was reused as a stable.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 4 February, 2008
Category
Tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 602 512 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.2041N 1:5.0483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 602 512
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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