TA1655 : Skipsea Castle

near to Skipsea Brough, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Skipsea Castle
Skipsea Castle
The remains of Skipsea castle, a large motte, viewed across farmland from the south. Footings of a stone gatehouse lie upon the top of the 11thC motte. During a brief rebellion in 1221 against the King, William de Forz, Count of Aumale was ordered to relinquish his estates, this included Skipsea Castle, which was destroyed.
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Friday, 28 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 2 November, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 162 550 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:58.6805N 0:13.7810W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TA 162 547
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