NX4543 : Stane Wall

taken 7 years ago, near to Cults, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

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Stane Wall
Stane Wall
This wall is unusual in that it is made up of very large and small pieces of granite rather than sized pieces of stone. The wall marks the end of the visible evidence of a railway cutting on the former Wigtownshire Railway. The cutting itself is made up of large sections of granite and is the likely source for this wall. The size of some of the stones in the wall suggest that the construction of it must have been at least a two person job.
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NX4543, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 9 September, 2011   (more nearby)
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Friday, 9 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4515 4370 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:45.8570N 4:24.4993W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 4512 4372
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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