NZ1068 : Turpin's Hill

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Horsley, Northumberland, Great Britain

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Turpin's Hill
Turpin's Hill
Although all traces of the large cairn at the highest part of this pasture-covered hill are now obliterated, found in it in 1771 and 1795 were two stone coffins, in one of which were two urns, with copper coins of the Roman period. The site is said to lie on a suspected Roman frontier predating Hadrian's Wall (the 255 degree line) largely deduced from track, road and site alignments.
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NZ1068, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 16 January, 2009   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 17 January, 2009
Category
Hill   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 109 685 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.6941N 1:49.8281W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 106 684
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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