NZ2563 : The Castle, Newcastle

taken 5 years ago, near to Gateshead, Great Britain

The Castle, Newcastle
The Castle, Newcastle
A wooden castle was built by William the Conqueror's son Robert Curthose on the bank of the Tyne in 1080 in the town of Munucceaster (Monkchester). The town became known as Novum Castellum or New Castle. The original building was replaced by a stone castle in 1087. In 1172 the castle was rebuilt; the keep which can be seen today mostly dates from this time.

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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 5 February, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2503 6386 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.1243N 1:36.6336W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 2502 6385
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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