NS3974 : Dumbarton Castle: White Tower Crag

taken 7 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Castle: White Tower Crag
Dumbarton Castle: White Tower Crag
The White Tower Crag is the western peak of Dumbarton Rock. At the top are a trig point (NS3974 : Trig point on Dumbarton Rock), a flag staff (NS3974 : Dumbarton Rock and Castle), a toposcope (NS3974 : Dumbarton Rock: White Tower Crag), and the remains of a circular structure (NS3974 : Dumbarton Castle: remains of a circular structure).

Ben Lomond is in the right background, and the River Clyde on the left.
Dumbarton Rock and Castle :: NS4074

The Rock is a volcanic plug, and it has a long history as a fortified site. For further information, see the Geograph article "Dumbarton Rock and Castle": Link

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 November, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 November, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
River (from Tags)
Clyde 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3993 7448 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.1986N 4:33.8506W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3995 7447
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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