ST7435 : King Alfred's Tower at Stourhead

taken 12 years ago, near to Hardway, Somerset, Great Britain

King Alfred's Tower at Stourhead
King Alfred's Tower at Stourhead
The owner of Stourhead estate, Henry Hoare II, dreamt up the idea for this grandiose 'folly' so that wide reaching views could be had from its top. It also marked the reputed site where King Alfred the Great rallied his troops before the battle of Ethandun. LinkExternal link
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ST7435, 32 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 31 July, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 August, 2005
Category
Folly   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 747 353 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:6.9855N 2:21.7697W
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