SD9952 : Skipton Castle

taken 5 years ago, near to Skipton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Skipton Castle
Skipton Castle
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The castle was originally a motte and bailey castle built in 1090 by Robert de Romille. In 1310 Edward II granted the castle to Robert Clifford who was appointed Lord Clifford of Skipton and Guardian of Craven.
During the English Civil War the castle was the only Royalist stronghold in the north of England until December 1645.
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SD9952, 222 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9908 5201 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8502N 2:0.9307W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9910 5202
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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