NZ0581 : View from cave below Piper's Chair

taken 9 years ago, near to Barnhill, Northumberland, England

View from cave below Piper's Chair
View from cave below Piper's Chair
James Radcliffe, the 3rd Earl of Derwentwater, and his brother, Charles, are said to have escaped capture by government messengers by hiding in the caves of Shaftoe Crags in September 1715, on the eve of the Northumbrian Jacobite rising in the Fifteen.
Shaftoe Crags

Link to 6" Ornance Survey Map Northumberland Sheet LXX (1866) at National Library of Scotland LinkExternal link

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Geographical Context: Uplands Woodland, Forest Moorland Rocks, Scree, Cliffs Primary Subject: Cave
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Images shortlisted for POTY, 2014 Galleries: · Tweeted from @geograph_bi in November 2014 Automatic Clusters: · Cave [3] · View from Piper's Chair [3] ·
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 October, 2014   (more nearby)
Friday, 31 October, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0515 8165 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:7.7519N 1:55.2464W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 05157 81654
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph
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