NT5377 : Athelstaneford

taken 13 years ago, near to Athelstaneford, East Lothian, Great Britain

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Pretty village and home of the Saltire, supposedly derived from a white cross of clouds against a blue sky during the battle of Athelstaneford in 832. The Anglo-Saxon name of the village does not hint that the Northumbrians lost, and control of the South east of Scotland passed to the Scots and Picts. It was not that long since The Angle's language supplanted Welsh as the local language, their place names remain too with Tranent and Pencraig as examples.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 June, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 June, 2005
Village > Village   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5341 7733 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:59.2000N 2:44.8996W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 5344 7733
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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