SJ8557 : Mow Cop castle in silhouette

taken 1 year ago, near to Mow Cop, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Mow Cop castle in silhouette
Mow Cop castle in silhouette
Looking up from the bottom of the former quarry to the north-east of the folly.
Mow Cop Castle

This is a folly created in 1754 - "a very early example of artificially creating the ruin of a castle" (Pevsner), and built on the boundary of Cheshire and Staffordshire. It is Grade II listed.

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Wikipedia entry: LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 February, 2019   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 5 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8574 5735 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:6.7884N 2:12.8694W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 8575 5735
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Castle Ruin  Grade II Listed 

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