NZ0490 : Codger Fort

taken 11 years ago, near to Rothley, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Codger Fort
Codger Fort
Built in 1769 by John Codling, parish clerk of Kirkwhelpington Church, for Sir Walter Calverley Blackett of Wallington Hall, although there is a tradition that a defensive structure was first built here in 1745 to repel Jacobite invasion from Scotland LinkExternal link
He also created Rothley Lakes NZ0490 : Rothley Lakes and built Rothley Castle, another folly or eye-catcher, on the craggy hill to the south NZ0488 : Rothley Castle
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NZ0490, 29 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 30 June, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0445 9011 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:12.3135N 1:55.8973W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0440 9019
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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