SU1611 : Gorley Common, New Forest

taken 12 years ago, near to North Gorley, Hampshire, Great Britain

Gorley Common, New Forest
Gorley Common, New Forest
Gorley Common is on the plateau of Gorley Hill. This is artificial flatness - the common was quarried for its gravel in the 1950s and 60s and has only returned to open grazing land since its purchase by Hampshire County Council in the mid-1990s. The two fenced regions have a sign on them saying 'Temporary Grazing Enclosure' and unsurprisingly the grass (and red Rumex Acetosa - see SU4302 : Sorrel growing on Blackwell Common) has grown taller within the enclosed areas.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 June, 2006
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Common   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 165 114 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.1105N 1:46.0037W
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