SD9951 : View towards the gatehouse, shop and tearoom, Skipton Castle

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

View towards the gatehouse, shop and tearoom, Skipton Castle
View towards the gatehouse, shop and tearoom, Skipton Castle
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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 
Place (from Tags)
Skipton 
Castle (from Tags)
Skipton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9906 5195 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8178N 2:0.9489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9905 5197
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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