SV8716 : A cannon's view of the entrance to New Grimsby Sound

taken 1 year ago, near to The Town, Isles of Scilly, Great Britain

A  cannon's  view  of  the  entrance  to  New  Grimsby  Sound
A cannon's view of the entrance to New Grimsby Sound
The sound was a supply route and also the safest anchorage in the Isles of Scilly. Cromwell built this castle in 1651 and the royalists surrendered shortly after. Shipman Head. Bryher is to the left, this is only one of the cannon in position
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 22 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Islands 
Island (from Tags)
Tresco 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SV 8790 1623 [10m precision]
WGS84: 49:57.8669N 6:21.2151W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SV 8816 1596
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Isles of Scilly  Cromwell  Castle  Military Cannon 

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