SU0864 : The Wansdyke on Tan Hill

taken 12 years ago, near to Allington, Wiltshire, Great Britain

The Wansdyke on Tan Hill.
The Wansdyke on Tan Hill.
Looking east along the Wansdyke towards Milk Hill, this section has the path following the higher rampart along the southern side of the deep ditch. The ditch here is some 30 feet deep and was intended to stop Saxon invasion from the north in the 6-7th Century.
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Date Taken
May 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 16 June, 2006
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 085 648 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:22.9312N 1:52.7550W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 083 649
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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