SD2392 : Settlement at The Hawk

taken 3 years ago, near to Hoses, Cumbria, Great Britain

Settlement at The Hawk
Settlement at The Hawk
Although sited on a promontory, the settlement appears to occupy a hollow amongst the rocky outcrops. This is the extreme western end of the few visible remains. Just beyond Ali is what appears to be an entrance in a wall which runs across a gap in the outcrops. It could be a Romano-British site. I wonder what they did for water? It's a fair way down to the becks on either side. The trees of course are a much later addition to the scene although the view to Caw cannot have changed much in the intervening centuries.
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SD2392, 11 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 April, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Derelict, Disused  Woodland, Forest  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2399 9225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:19.2089N 3:10.2036W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 2399 9225
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Coniferous Plantation  Conifer Plantation  Romano-British  Site of Ancient Settlement  Walker  Fells 

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