NX2064 : A Galloway Dyke

taken 4 years ago, near to Balmurrie, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

A Galloway Dyke
A Galloway Dyke
The Galloway dyke is a distinctive type of drystone walling common throughout southwest Scotland. Also known as a half-single dyke, the lower half is of double dyke construction (two stone walls built parallel to each other, held together with through stones and with the core infilled with smaller stones) and the upper of single. Galloway dykes feature a cover band half way up the build where the section of double dyke ends and the single dyke begins. (LinkExternal link )
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NX2064, 7 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 25 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 March, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 2039 6465 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:56.6446N 4:48.3430W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 2031 6462
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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