SY6791 : Poundbury, Roman aqueduct

taken 8 years ago, near to Burton, Dorset, Great Britain

Poundbury, Roman aqueduct
Poundbury, Roman aqueduct
The course of the aqueduct can be made out, running from mid left to beneath the bare field, creating a slightly sunken terrace. The aqueduct supplied water from Frampton to Dorchester; operating by gravity, it had to follow the course of coombes and was considerably longer than as the crow flies. The aqueduct consisted of clay sides and was covered; it was used from about AD60 to 160. Recent research indicates that it was not as long-lived as indicated at LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 September, 2009   (more nearby)
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Tuesday, 15 September, 2009
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Roman aqueduct   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6797 9126 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.2046N 2:27.3056W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6797 9126
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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