SD9951 : Skipton Castle Gatehouse

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

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Skipton Castle Gatehouse
Skipton Castle Gatehouse
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
Skipton Castle :: SD9851
Grade I listed. LinkExternal link
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.
Wikipedia: LinkExternal link
Grade I & A listed buildings and structures
Grade I listed buildings and structures are of exceptional importance and even internationally important. There are over 6000 in the country. Only 2.5% of listed buildings are Grade I listed.
In Scotland the classification is A
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SD9951, 656 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 October, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9908 5192 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8016N 2:0.9306W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9905 5190
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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