2020

SD2273 : Dalton Castle

taken 4 years ago, near to Dalton-in-Furness, Cumbria, England

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Dalton Castle
Dalton Castle
Dalton Castle is a 14th-century peel tower situated in the Market Place at Dalton-in-Furness. It was constructed by the monks of Furness Abbey for the protection of the nearby market town and was the building from which the Abbot administered the area and dispensed justice. It was used as a prison between 1257 and 1774.

The castle is a Grade I Listed building (LinkExternal link Historic England List Entry Number: 1218342) and a scheduled ancient monument (LinkExternal link List Entry Number: 1020457). It is owned by the National Trust.

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SD2273, 55 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Thursday, 27 August, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 September, 2020
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 226 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:9.3253N 3:11.1832W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 226 739
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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