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Castletown, Isle of Man

Date(s): 1930s

Place made: Castletown

Scope & Content: View of Castle Rushen taken from King William's College, with a telephoto lens, probably from the top floor of Juniior House where Canon Stenning had a sitting room. The open fields in the foreground is now Janet's Corner housing estate. The single house in the centre of the picture is Barronsdale at one time the home of George Costain the MGP rider. During his occupation of the premises it was nicknamed 'Sparrowcroft'. The terrace on the right was the back of those houses in Bowling Green Road which formed part of the Buchan School. The white house towards the left of the picture is Beach House in Douglas Street.

Language: eng

Extent: photo format : 3.00 x 3.00

Physical description: glass

Item name: photograph

Collection: Photographic Archive

Level: ITEM

ID number: PGN 01430

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