NS9599 : Turf Wall near Bank Hill

taken 9 years ago, near to Dollar, Clackmannanshire, Great Britain

Turf Wall  near Bank Hill
Turf Wall near Bank Hill
This turf wall snaking south westward along the 1,000 foot contour above the steep escarpment was built as a boundary marker . It was undertaken as a form of relief utilising the unemployed who were largely paid in oatmeal. Whilst engaged in the building here and elsewhere in the Ochils they lived on site building stone shelters for themselves in which to rest. The remains of several of these structures can still be seen.
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NS9599, 22 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 19 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 February, 2009
Category
Boundary > Boundary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9525 9903 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:10.3420N 3:41.3219W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9538 9914
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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