NU2214 : Ratcheugh Observatory on Ratcheugh Crag

taken 10 years ago, near to Denwick, Northumberland, Great Britain

Ratcheugh Observatory on Ratcheugh Crag
Ratcheugh Observatory on Ratcheugh Crag
The Observatory from the north west.
Ratcheugh Observatory is an impressive eighteenth century sham ruin on Ratcheugh crag in Northumberland. Designed by Robert Adam around 1784 in memory of the first Duchess of Northumberland and constructed by John Bell of Durham, the centrepiece is the first floor Observatory, with spectacular views of the coast and Aln valley.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 8 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 20 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2244 1459 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:25.4823N 1:38.8206W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 22345 14703
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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