SU0325 : Allotments at Broad Chalke

taken 10 years ago, near to Broad Chalke, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Allotments at Broad Chalke
Allotments at Broad Chalke
Use of land as allotment gardens goes back to before the reign of Elizabeth I, but it was during the World Wars that allotments became really popular with city-dwellers and country people alike.
Fresh fruit and vegetables were in short supply, so driven by the government Dig for Victory campaign, townfolk dug up public parks, playing fields and village greens to grow their own.
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SU0325, 109 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 February, 2007   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 28 February, 2007
Category
Allotments   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 035 255 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.7313N 1:57.0195W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 035 255
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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