TQ1312 : Looking out from Chanctonbury Ring

taken 7 years ago, near to Washington, West Sussex, Great Britain

Looking out from Chanctonbury Ring
Looking out from Chanctonbury Ring
Chanctonbury Ring was originally a small hill fort in a commanding position dating from the 6th to 5th centuries BC - the early Iron Age. The beech trees, were planted in 1760 by Charles Goring within the earth bank of the fort. As the trees grew rapidly, they became a prominent landmark. However, the Great Storm of 1987 destroyed most of the trees and the replanted trees are only now beginning to mature and restore Chanctonbury Ring to what it was before. This view is from the edge of the Ring looking down the South Downs scarp and across the Weald.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1381 1208 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.8197N 0:22.9816W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1385 1204
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Viewpoint  South Downs Escarpment  Hill Fort 

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