NM9247 : Castle Stalker

taken 9 years ago, near to Portnacroish, Argyll And Bute, Great Britain

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Castle Stalker
Castle Stalker
Classic view of a much photographed castle sitting on its islet at the mouth of Loch Laich. Construction was said to have been ordered by James V in order to keep local clan chiefs under control. It came under various owners through the 17th and 18th centuries and in 1745 it was garrisoned by Hanoverian troops. By the 19th century it was a ruin, but has been restored in the last 40 years.
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NM9247, 127 images   (more nearby search)
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Islands  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9207 4731 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:34.2921N 5:23.1793W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NM 9255 4767
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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