NY4996 : Hermitage Castle

taken 5 years ago, near to Hermitage, Scottish Borders, Great Britain

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Hermitage Castle
Hermitage Castle
"With walls high and strong,"says the information board !

Hermitage Castle has a romantic past, with Mary Queen of Scots visiting her secret lover, the 4th Earl of Bothwell, when he was lying injured on his sick bed here.
Sir Walter Scott was also fond of this castle and had himself painted with it in the background.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4967 9604 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:15.3570N 2:47.6023W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4960 9600
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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