SE5181 : Roulston Scar

taken 13 years ago, near to Kilburn, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Roulston Scar
Roulston Scar
Sutton Bank (or Roulston Scar to give its precise name) is a high point on the Hambleton Hills and the North Yorkshire Moors with extensive views over the Vale of York and the Vale of Mowbray. The hill is the site of one of the most important prehistoric monuments in the region: a massive hillfort built in the Iron Age, around 400 BC.

Because it faces the prevailing westerly winds, Sutton Bank has been used for ridge soaring since the early 1930s for the sport of gliding. The Yorkshire Gliding Club is based at the top of the hill.

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Date Taken
Friday, 26 November, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 May, 2006
Category
Scar   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 511 816 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:13.6544N 1:13.0602W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 505 819
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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