SU1064 : The Wansdyke, North of Milk Hill

taken 12 years ago, near to Stanton st Bernard, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The Wansdyke, North of Milk Hill.
The Wansdyke, North of Milk Hill.
A typical section of this man-made ditch and earthwork which runs between Bath and Marlborough. It was probably built by the Britons in the 6th - 7th Century as a defence against the Saxons coming in from the north. They were unsuccessful!
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 104 645 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.7675N 1:51.1175W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 106 645
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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