NT9944 : Row of Trees, South of Ancroft

taken 10 years ago, near to Ancroft, Northumberland, Great Britain

Row of Trees, South of Ancroft
Row of Trees, South of Ancroft
Suggestions as to how medieval village of Ancroft got its name include an abridged version of "Aidan's-croft" - the croft of St Aidan who was the first Bishop of Lindisfarne (Holy Island). As the church is dedicated to Saint Anne, it is possible that the village took its name from the church - "St Anne's croft" and a third suggestion is simply that it means one croft or solitary croft - "ane croft".
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NT9944, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 24 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 24 February, 2007
Category
Trees > Trees   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 996 449 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:41.8859N 2:0.3898W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 997 449
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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