NZ3620 : Bishopton Castle

taken 15 years ago, near to Bishopton, Darlington, Great Britain

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Bishopton  Castle
Bishopton Castle
Castle Hill is the remains of a medieval motte and bailey castle. The central mound is surrounded by a ditch and earth bank. The castle was built in the early 12thC by Roger de Conyers after he was granted an estate by Bishop Ranulf Flambard. The castle was remodelled in 1143, and successfully held against an attack by the would-be bishop, William Comyn. The Conyers later transferred to Sockburn (NZ350070).
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NZ3620, 9 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Friday, 16 June, 2006
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3666 2089 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:34.9135N 1:26.0590W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3673 2099
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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