TA0463 : Gallows Hill, Kilham

taken 11 years ago, near to Kilham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Gallows Hill, Kilham
Gallows Hill, Kilham
Gallows Hill is the site of a prehistoric burial mound, located under the clump of trees. In the medieval period the Gallows, used to hang felons, stood on top of the mound. Burials have been discovered around the mound, presumably the bodies of criminals cut down from the Gallows.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 19 November, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 March, 2007
Category
Tumulus   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 048 637 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:3.5430N 0:24.0159W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 046 635
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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