SU0964 : The Wansdyke, East of Tan Hill

near to Stanton st Bernard, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The Wansdyke, East of Tan Hill.
The Wansdyke, East of Tan Hill.
This is an extremely impressive ditch and earthwork running across the Pewsey Downs. It is up to some 30 feet deep in places and was probably dug (futilely)by the Britons in the 6-7th Century to try fend off Saxon invasion from the north.
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Tuesday, 30 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 097 646 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.8222N 1:51.7208W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 098 646
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