SU0964 : The Wansdyke, East of Tan Hill

taken 12 years ago, 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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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 13 June, 2006
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 097 646 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.8222N 1:51.7208W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 098 646
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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