NX5955 : Cardoness Castle [1]

taken 1 year ago, near to Anwoth, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Cardoness Castle [1]
Cardoness Castle [1]
The castle is seen from the entrance path. The castle stands on a rocky eminence, the base of which until recently was awash at high tide, with commanding views over the Fleet Estuary. It was built by the McCullochs, important local lairds, towards the end of the 15th century and abandoned soon after the execution of Sir Godfrey McCulloch in 1697. A Scheduled Monument with details at: LinkExternal link
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NX5955, 272 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Village, Rural settlement  Defence, Military  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5905 5528 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.3419N 4:11.8863W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5908 5530
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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