SO3289 : The name lives on-Bishops Castle, Shropshire

taken 9 years ago, near to Bishop's Castle, Shropshire, Great Britain

The name lives on-Bishops Castle, Shropshire
The name lives on-Bishops Castle, Shropshire
The Castle Hotel was built in 1719 by order of the Duke of Chandos and it occupies the site of the former castle. The land was once in the ownership of Edwin Shakehead, cured of the palsy in the late 8th century and he subsequently presented the land to the Bishops of Hereford. Time taken 12.35 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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SO3289, 58 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 10 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Business, Retail, Services 
Place (from Tags)
Shropshire  South Shropshire  Bishops Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3233 8903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:29.6977N 2:59.8896W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3235 8902
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Walkers Are Welcome Town  12th Century Town  Castle Hotel  Marcher Lords  Englands Smallest Borough  Bishops Castle Railway  Drovers Route  Bishops of Hereford 

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