2017

NY9913 : Bowes Castle

taken 7 years ago, near to Bowes, County Durham, England

This is 1 of 19 images, with title Bowes Castle in this square
Bowes Castle
Bowes Castle
Southern aspect as seen from the Pennine Way National Trail.
Norman keep built for Henry II, standing on part of the site of a Roman fort. Subject to frequent attacks by the Scots it was falling into disrepair by the late 1300's.
Free Entry.
The Pennine Way

The Pennine Way is a National Trail in England, with a small section in Scotland. The trail runs 267 miles from Edale, in the northern Derbyshire Peak District, north through the Yorkshire Dales and the Northumberland National Park and ends at Kirk Yetholm, just inside the Scottish border. The path runs along the Pennine hills, sometimes described as the "backbone of England". Although not the United Kingdom's longest National Trail, it is according to the Ramblers' Association "one of Britain's best known and toughest".


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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts other tags: Castle Ruined Castle English Heritage Historical Site Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Castle Stands [12] · Pennine Way [5] Title Clusters: · Bowes Castle [19] ·
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NY9913, 144 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Chris Heaton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 2 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 April, 2017
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9922 1348 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.9971N 2:0.8136W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9922 1345
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