NU0052 : Bench on the ramparts

taken 6 years ago, near to Berwick-Upon-Tweed, Northumberland, Great Britain

Bench on the ramparts
Bench on the ramparts
Looking along part of Berwick's ramparts.
Berwick Ramparts :: NT9953

This is the complete listing text from English Heritage, which sums it up better than I can.
"One of the best examples in Europe of a fortified town. Medieval walls were begun by Edward I and surrounded the town, with the Castle at their North West corner. Their course is traceable, and fragments remain in the Bell Tower (base) and walling on the North side. The Elizabethan fortifications are unique in Britain, begun circa 1555 and built to the latest Italian designs. In the 1760's the medieval walls were rebuilt with gun batteries, and Coxon's Tower was rebuilt. The gates include Scotsgate (altered 1815 and 1858), Cowport (probably 1590's with C18 timber doors), Ness Gate (1816), Shore Gate (1760's with original timber doors). Scheduled AM."

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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 July, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 4 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Defences 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0020 5286 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.1448N 1:59.9028W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 00206 52802
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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