SY6874 : Portland Castle

taken 12 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

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Portland Castle
Portland Castle
Built by Henry VIII in the 1540s as a coastal defence against the French and Spanish. It was used as a prison during the Civil War, a sea-plane station in WWI, and a command post during WWII. It is now owned by English Heritage and is open to the public daily.
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SY6874, 191 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 6 May, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 7 May, 2007
Category
Castle > Castle   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 684 743 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.0878N 2:26.7940W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 685 743
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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