NY4258 : Linstock Castle Farm

taken 1 year ago, near to Linstock, Cumbria, Great Britain

Linstock Castle Farm
Linstock Castle Farm
The tall building on the left is the castle - otherwise described as a tower house LinkExternal link . Built in the 12th or early 13th century as a palace for the Bishops of Carlisle, it was later used as a prison and as a refuge for villagers during border raids. In more peaceful times, it became a farmhouse.
Linstock Castle is a Grade II* listed building - for details see LinkExternal link .
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 7 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4292 5846 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:55.0536N 2:53.5202W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 4295 5838
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Linstock Castle  Tower House 

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