SX7338 : Salcombe Castle, Devon

taken 3 years ago, near to Salcombe, Devon, Great Britain

Salcombe Castle, Devon
Salcombe Castle, Devon
Also known as Fort Charles stands just off the North Sands beach at the entrance to the Kingsbridge Estuary.
Built in the reign of King Henry the Eighth as a defence against French and Spanish invaders.
It was the last castle to hold out against the parliamentary forces of Oliver Cromwell at the end of the English Civil War. It was then deliberately ruined.
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SX7338, 84 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 26 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 January, 2019
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Estuary, Marine  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Former (from Tags)
Castle 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7332 3805 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:13.7308N 3:46.6446W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 7294 3770
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Cove  Bay  Beach  Devon  Ruin  Castle  Castle Ruins 

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