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Maiden Castle Scar near Durham

Maiden Castle Scar near Durham

Engraver: Jukes & Sarjent

Medium: Aquatint, coloured

Date: 1809

Shelfmark: KTOP XII

Item number: 49

Length: 34

Width: 22

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Print

Maiden Castle is just outside the City of Durham. It is the site of an ancient fort, probably of iron age origin. It was named maiden because it was a virgin fort, not penetrated by invading forces. The wooden scar is an interesting geological of the area. This is one of four views of Durham by William Brown.

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