NU2214 : Ratcheugh Observatory

taken 13 years ago, near to Denwick, Northumberland, Great Britain

Ratcheugh Observatory
Ratcheugh Observatory
The observatory that stands at Ratcheugh Crag near Longhoughton is thought by many to be a folly, but was in fact built by the famous architect Robert Adam in 1784 for The Duke of Northumberland to use as a stopping off point during long carriage drives around his estate. Its main feature is a large elevated room with windows on all sides that provides spectacular views of the surrounding countryside and coastline.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright William Stafford and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NU2214, 35 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 3 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 11 September, 2009
Category
Observatory   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 224 146 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.5253N 1:38.7823W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 224 146
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Third Visitor for NU2214)
This page has been viewed about 572 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
thumbs up icon
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register