NU0052 : Allotments from the ramparts

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

Allotments from the ramparts
Allotments from the ramparts
Looking inland from the Berwick 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
Saturday, 6 August, 2016
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
Primary Subject of Photo
Allotment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0015 5283 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:46.1286N 1:59.9506W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 00215 52828
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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