SD8965 : Yorkshire prairie

taken 9 years ago, 3 km from Malham, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Yorkshire prairie
Yorkshire prairie
The great area of open pastureland around Malham Tarn has long been used for grazing animals. In medieval times this area was owned by Fountains Abbey who kept large flocks of sheep here. In later centuries, up until the advent of the railways, it was a gathering ground for herds of cattle driven here from other parts of northern England and Scotland, before being moved on to markets further south.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Gordon Hatton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SD8965, 84 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 February, 2009
Category
Hill countryside   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 896 656 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:5.1831N 2:9.6286W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 891 654
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 30 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register