ST5973 : A corner lost in the park

taken 1 year ago, near to Bristol, Great Britain

A corner lost in the park
A corner lost in the park
Bristol's Castle Park is today a large and open grassy area, very popular with summer visitors. But the original castle was destroyed after the Civil War, and a number of homes and warehouses built over the remnants. Here we can see the old south west corner that was lost and reoccupied with merchants' houses - the fireplace can still be easily seen as a 'T' shape in the wall.

The original castle would have had a moat right in front of the camera position.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  City, Town centre 
Former (from Tags)
Merchants House 
Primary Subject of Photo
City Centre 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5920 7307 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.3078N 2:35.3152W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5919 7307
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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