SD9951 : Skipton Castle flies the flag

taken 3 years ago, near to Skipton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Skipton Castle flies the flag
Skipton Castle flies the flag
The Union flag flies from the keep. Viewed from the footpath alongside the Springs Canal.
Skipton Castle :: SD9851
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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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Date Taken
Monday, 16 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 May, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9916 5198 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8340N 2:0.8575W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9910 5202
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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