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.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 3 August, 2008   (more nearby)
Friday, 11 September, 2009
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)
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