TG2404 : A hedge field boundary

taken 8 years ago, near to Caistor st Edmund, Norfolk, Great Britain

A hedge field boundary
A hedge field boundary
Boudica's Way here follows the course of the hedge, leading down a gentle slope and turning easterly at the foot of it, heading towards the village of Arminghall.

Boudica's Way is a 40-mile footpath that links Norwich and the market town of Diss on the Suffolk borders. The name Boudica (often spelled 'Boadicea', which was the Victorian version or 'Boudicca', used by Tacitus) derives from the Celtic 'bouda' which means victory. Boudica was the wife of the Icenian king Prasutagus. When he died his kingdom was annexed by the Romans, Boudica was flogged and her daughters raped. In AD 60 or 61 Boudica led the Iceni, along with others, in revolt. They destroyed Camulodunum (Colchester) and the site of a temple to the former emperor Claudius. Boudica was defeated in the end and is reported by Tacitus to have poisoned herself. The site where she is buried is unknown.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 2010   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 January, 2010
Category
Long Distance Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 243 046 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.5774N 1:18.6444E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 242 046
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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