NY3701 : Wray Castle, Low Wray

taken 19 years ago, near to High Wray, Cumbria, England

Wray Castle, Low Wray
Wray Castle, Low Wray
A castle in name only. An early-Victorian sham, designed by J.J. Lightfoot for his friend Dr James Dawson, a Liverpool surgeon, in 1840-47. One cannot help but admire the outrageous details (actually some Victorians definitely could). Grade II* listed.
It is now in the hands of the National Trust.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 June, 2005   (more nearby)
Saturday, 2 March, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3748 0102 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.0473N 2:57.8730W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 3743 0101
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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