NY6566 : Thirlwall Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Greenhead, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Thirlwall Castle
Thirlwall Castle
This stark ruin stands on a slope above the Tipalt Burn overlooking the cottages of Holmhead. It was built largely from stone plundered from Hadrian's Wall. No doubt much of this stone later found its way into the adjacent farmhouse. To prevent further deterioration, stabilisation work and tree clearance from the masonry was undertaken by Northumberland National Park.
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NY6566, 99 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 3 August, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 6 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6594 6614 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:59.3206N 2:32.0291W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 6594 6612
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Castle Ruin  Ruined Castle 

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