SO7731 : Orchard at Lowbands

taken 8 years ago, near to Pendock, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Orchard at Lowbands
Orchard at Lowbands
An old apple and pear orchard growing in the Chartist settlement of Lowbands. Lowbands was the second Chartist estate created in 1846. Rows of fruit trees were provided for the 23 smallholders along with 22 working horses, firewood, manure and seeds.The estate was sold off in 1851 when the Chartist Land Company was declared illegal by a House of Commons Select Committee.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Saturday, 10 October, 2009
Orchards   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 773 313 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.8140N 2:19.9062W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 773 313
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North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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