NT4658 : Soutra

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Blegbie, East Lothian, Great Britain

Soutra
Soutra
Roads have always crossed the Southern Uplands at their narrowest, up on Soutra Hill between the Lammermuir and Moorfoot Hills. The Romans came this way, and today it is an important road pass travelling towards England from Edinburgh. However Soutra is feared for snow, and it is fitting that at least one Soutra picture is of unremitting bleakness. Taken in a snowstorm whilst leaving Lauderdale late one afternoon.

The chestnut paling fence is a snow fence, the idea being that snow is deposited by the fence, not on the road.
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NT4658, 6 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 10 February, 2007
Category
Moorland > Moorland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 467 588 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:49.2185N 2:51.1046W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 468 589
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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