NZ1221 : Low Pond and Raby Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Staindrop, County Durham, Great Britain

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Low Pond and Raby Castle
Low Pond and Raby Castle
The ponds in Raby Park were created in the 18th century, and the castle moat was drained. Low Pond borders the south side of the castle.
Raby Castle was built in the 14th century for the Nevill family. In 1569, the castle and grounds were forfeited to the crown. The estate was bought by Sir Henry Vane the Elder, in 1626, and is still owned by his descendants.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 June, 2013   (more nearby)
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Monday, 17 June, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1275 2160 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:35.3661N 1:48.2528W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1271 2155
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Raby Castle  Pond  Grade I Listed 

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