NO1640 : Cleaven Dyke

taken 11 years ago, near to Meikleour, Perth And Kinross, Great Britain

Cleaven Dyke
Cleaven Dyke
The photo, taken in steady rain, doesn't do justice to this large Neolithic monument. It was built around 3500 BC. The bank, seen beyond the figure in the distance, runs for 2.3Km. It is flanked by the ditch shown in the foreground, and a similar ditch equidistant on the other side.

The trees that used to cover the monument have been removed, so that now it is easy to appreciate its scale. The bank ends at the trees in the distance, and this picture was taken half way along the bank.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 11 February, 2007
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Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 1641 4042 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:32.8982N 3:21.6721W
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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