SH4862 : Caernarfon rooftops

taken 4 years ago, near to Caernarfon, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Caernarfon rooftops
Caernarfon rooftops
View from Segontium Roman Fort across Caernarfon rooftops towards the pre-Roman fortification site on Twt Hill
Segontium Roman Fort
Segontium was a Roman Auxiliary Fort founded by the Roman Governor of Britannia Gnaeus Julius Agricola around 77-78 AD as an earth and wood structure. It was later re-fortified with stone in the early 2nd century and operational throughout the Roman occupation until c400 AD. It was the main Roman fort in north Wales, though there was a gradual reduction in the garrison size during its lifetime, from around 1,000 to 500. The remaining buildings were extensively robbed for stone to build Caernarfon Castle and the modern A4085 Beddgelert Road now cuts through the site. It is owned by The National Trust LinkExternal link and maintained by Cadw LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Thursday, 28 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Suburb, Urban fringe 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4831 6289 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:8.4902N 4:16.1569W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4850 6246
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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