NY9375 : Swinburne Castle

taken 4 years ago, near to Great Swinburne, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Swinburne Castle
Swinburne Castle
The original castle, dating in part from the 14th century fell into disrepair many centuries ago. The eastern stable block (nearest the camera) was built in 1760 and is Grade II* listed. The main house to the left is surprisingly recent, dating from 1998. It stands on the site of an 18th century house which was demolished in 1960 because the owners could not sustain the cost of maintenance. See LinkExternal link
Between the house and the stable block, the single storey building is the 18th century orangery (Grade II listed).
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Country estates  Woodland, Forest 
Primary Subject of Photo
Historic Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9347 7532 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:4.3379N 2:6.2279W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 93696 75221
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Parkland  Historic House  Stable Block  Trees 

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