SD9951 : Heraldic tie on lead downpipe - Conduit Court at Skipton Castle

taken 1 year ago, near to Skipton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Heraldic tie on lead downpipe - Conduit Court at Skipton Castle
Heraldic tie on lead downpipe - Conduit Court at Skipton Castle
The rainwater head carries the date 1659, corresponding with from the Lady Ann Clifford's restoration of the Castle after the Civil War.
Skipton Castle :: SD9851
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The castle was originally a motte and bailey castle built in 1090 by Robert de Romille. In 1310 Edward II granted the castle to Robert Clifford who was appointed Lord Clifford of Skipton and Guardian of Craven.
During the English Civil War the castle was the only Royalist stronghold in the north of England until December 1645.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 February, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Place (from Tags)
Skipton 
Castle (from Tags)
Skipton 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9909 5199 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8394N 2:0.9215W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9909 5199
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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