NT2769 : Straiton tombstone detail

near to Liberton, Edinburgh, Great Britain

Straiton tombstone detail
Straiton tombstone detail
A rare depiction of 18th-century farming on the tomb of William Straiton of Tower Farm, Liberton. It shows a furrowed field with a horse-drawn harrow, a farmer broadcasting seed, a figure with an open sack of grain, and a team of horse and oxen pulling an Old Scots Plough. The background appears to represent the Braid Hills, at the foot of which stand farm buildings.

NT2769 : 18thC Straiton tombstone, Liberton Kirk

NT3368 : Horses in Dalkeith Country Park
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2009
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 July, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 July, 2009
Category
Carving   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2745 6950 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:54.7862N 3:9.7336W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2741 6949
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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