SO5074 : Ludlow Castle

taken 1 year ago, near to Ludlow, Shropshire, Great Britain

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Ludlow Castle
Ludlow Castle
Here is Ludlow Castle viewed from the top of Whitcliffe Common. You can just about make out the whole castle structure from here. I've been in there many times, and it's such a brilliant castle. At least it wasn't demolished, because around the 1700's, it was originally going to be planned to be demolished. However, an architect called Thomas Farnolls Pritchard saved the castle. He had enough money to keep it, but did not have enough money to keep it intact, so here it lays in a ruined condition.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 December, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 January, 2020
Geographical Context
Grassland  City, Town centre  Derelict, Disused  Defence, Military 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5047 7483 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.1560N 2:43.7333W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5047 7483
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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