SD9951 : Drum towers and entrance to the Inner Ward, Skipton Castle

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

Drum towers and entrance to the Inner Ward, Skipton Castle
Drum towers and entrance to the Inner Ward, Skipton Castle
The entrance building largely dates from the reconstruction of the castle by Lady Ann Clifford after the English 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 
Place (from Tags)
Skipton 
Castle (from Tags)
Skipton 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 9907 5198 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:57.8340N 2:0.9398W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 99065 51990
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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