NZ4700 : Scarth Nick

taken 12 years ago, near to Swainby, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Scarth Nick
Scarth Nick
The road through Scarth Nick is a continuation of the old drovers' road across Black Hambleton and is cartainly pre-Roman. It was heading north to cross the Tees at Yarm. At that time the lowlands comprised marshy forests. The name itself derives from old Norse 'skarthi' meaning a notch or cleft. View looking down from Whorlton Moor.
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NZ4700, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 March, 2006
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Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 472 003 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:23.7596N 1:16.4723W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 473 001
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