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OSM location of Scarborough Castle

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Last modified May 05, 2018 03:14 PM History
Location based on OpenStreetMap

fort, tower

{ "type": "Point", "coordinates": [ -0.3875331, 54.2895333 ] }

Unknown

Certain


representative

  • Mediaeval/Byzantine (AD 641-AD 1453) (confident)
  • Modern (AD 1700-Present) (confident)

OpenStreetMap (Way 148829580, version 4, osm:changeset=12774485, 2012-08-18T16:02:11Z)

Now ruined, the edifice of Scarborough Castle began as a twelfth century wooden fortress. The site of the castle, however, was in use in the Iron Age when a hillfort was located on the site and again during the Roman period.