NS5262 : Crookston Castle

taken 6 years ago, near to Nitshill, Glasgow, Great Britain

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Crookston Castle
Crookston Castle
In this view, the north-eastern tower, which survives to its full height, is at the back. The ruins of the south-eastern tower are on the right; compare NS5262 : Crookston Castle.

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Crookston Castle
This castle was built in the fifteenth century by the Stewarts of Darnley; the site had earlier been occupied by a late-twelfth century timber castle built by Robert de Croc, after whom the Crookston area is named. See LinkExternal link (at WoSAS) for detailed information.
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 24 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5255 6272 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:50.1066N 4:21.3560W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 5253 6271
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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