2012

NY5223 : The builders are in at Lowther Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Askham, Cumbria, England

The builders are in at Lowther Castle
The builders are in at Lowther Castle
The castle is undergoing a multi-million pound restoration:
'The last resident was the Yellow Earl, who finally left the castle on New Year’s Day 1936; the castle was requisitioned by the army during the second world war and returned to the Lowther family in a poor condition. Many large country houses were demolished during this period but the seventh Earl decided to leave the castle façade as a monument in the landscape having removed the roof in 1957, and the grounds were used for a large chicken farm and commercial forestry business' LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )

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Karl and Ali   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 20 October, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 October, 2012
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5218 2383 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.4415N 2:44.5106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5225 2397
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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