SJ3470 : Shotwick Castle earthwork

taken 11 years ago, near to Sealand, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

Shotwick Castle earthwork
Shotwick Castle earthwork
The castle stood on what were once the banks of the Dee, guarding the English-Welsh border. The large earthworks indicate a substantial stronghold. It is thought to date from the early Norman period and in the 13th century was garrisoned against the Welsh.
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 5 January, 2008
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 349 704 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.6200N 2:58.5606W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 349 704
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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