SW4731 : Up a gear

near to Chyandour, Cornwall, Great Britain

Up a gear
Up a gear
Fingerpost at the junction of Gear Hill, leading off to the right, and Polmennor Road. I would surmise that the name 'Gear' in this instance is a corruption of the Cornish word 'ker' meaning fort; it's not an uncommon place name in Penwith.
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2012
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Geograph
Date Taken
Monday, 11 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 June, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 4744 3173 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:7.9057N 5:32.1228W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 4747 3173
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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