SY6869 : Strip terraces

near to Southwell, Dorset, Great Britain

Strip terraces
Strip terraces
Evidence of an old field system with the tiers being put in to allow arable farming. The area has been inhabited for a very long time - a nearby Mesolithic site has been dated as 8000-8500 years old.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 13 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 25 May, 2006
Fields > Fields   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 686 695 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.4660N 2:26.6592W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 687 695
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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