NS4377 : Dry-stone wall

near to Milton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Dry-stone wall
Dry-stone wall
The dyke is marked on the first-edition OS map (c.1860). The tracks shown in NS4377 : Ancient trackway and NS4377 : Ancient trackway continue uninterrupted through the line of the dyke. Those deep tracks were not worn by people, nor by vehicles of recent times (there are no gaps in the wall). Instead, they considerably pre-date the wall.

The low broad shape of Meikle White Hill is in the background, on the right; it is one of the destinations of the tracks (see the links just cited).

Not far to the east of this point, a much older field boundary meets this dyke: NS4377 : Dry-stone wall and older field boundary.
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2011
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 19 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 5 May, 2011
Geographical Context
Boundary, Barrier 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4308 7703 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.6343N 4:30.9172W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4304 7799
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