TL1884 : Cooks Lane near Bruces Castle Farm

taken 8 years ago, near to Conington, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Cooks Lane near Bruces Castle Farm
Cooks Lane near Bruces Castle Farm
To the east of Sawtry stands Bruce's Castle Farm. Behind is the woodland of Castle Grove covering the site and moat of Bruce's Castle. The manor house of the Bruses stood within the moated inclosure now called 'Bruce's Castle Moat,' and was built by Bernard de Brus soon after 1242. The house was probably of timber, and seems to have lasted until 1576, by which time it was probably ruinous. It was abandoned by 1600. The farmhouse was built outside the west side of the moat, and called Bruce's Castle Farm. (Ian Yarham)
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TL1884, 6 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 25 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Roads, Road transport  Flat landscapes 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1822 8453 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:26.7572N 0:15.7211W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 1811 8447
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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