NS3974 : Dumbarton Castle: the Spur Battery

taken 4 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dumbarton Castle: the Spur Battery
Dumbarton Castle: the Spur Battery
The structure on the right was a latrine, and (because of that, I presume) it projects slightly from the curtain wall of Dumbarton Rock, as is made clear in NS3974 : Dumbarton Castle: area west of the Governor's House, where this area is shown near the upper left corner of the photograph. The opening on the left, with a grille, can also be seen in that picture.
Dumbarton Rock and Castle :: NS4074

The Rock is a volcanic plug, and it has a long history as a fortified site. For further information, see the Geograph article "Dumbarton Rock and Castle": Link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 April, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 18 May, 2017
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Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3998 7439 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:56.1512N 4:33.7994W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3997 7440
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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