SU1332 : Old Sarum, view

taken 7 years ago, near to Ford, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Old Sarum, view
Old Sarum, view
Looking across the outer ditch towards Salisbury, with the cathedral spire in the distance. The composition is perhaps not as interesting, nor the cloud formations as stunning, as a watercolour of a similar view by JMW Turner, painted in 1828-9; sheep and bucolic characters have gone, perhaps to be replaced by rugby players, and the painting might have been made from the line of shrubs further down Castle Hill: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  Grassland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1387 3253 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:5.5150N 1:48.1997W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1387 3253
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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