ST7593 : Battle of Waterloo Trees on Wotton Hill

taken 11 years ago, near to Wotton-Under-Edge, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Battle of Waterloo Trees on Wotton Hill
Battle of Waterloo Trees on Wotton Hill
Trees were planted on this summit in 1815 to commemorate the victory at Waterloo. The next set of replacements for the original set of trees were planted to commemorate the jubilee of Her Late Majesty Queen Victoria in 1887. New trees were again planted in 1952.
The site was also used in 1588 to house a beacon to warn of the approach of the Spanish Armada.
Photograph of the information plaque: ST7593 : Information about the trees on Wotton Hill.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 November, 2006
Category
Trees > Trees   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7522 9372 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:38.5038N 2:21.5696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7523 9377
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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