SD9951 : West end of the Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Skipton Castle

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

West end of the Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Skipton Castle
West end of the Chapel of St John the Evangelist, Skipton Castle
After falling out of use as a chapel around the time of the English Civil War the chapel was used as coach house, stable and byre. . The building to the left is the castle's seventeenth century granary.
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  Religious sites 
Castle (from Tags)
Skipton 
Place (from Tags)
Skipton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9902 5198 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8340N 2:0.9855W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9900 5198
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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