SO3671 : Party in the park-Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire

taken 4 years ago, near to Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire, Great Britain

Party in the park-Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire
Party in the park-Brampton Bryan, Herefordshire
Towards the end of a long walk on that June day, our party of Birmingham Ramblers are on the last couple of miles to our waiting coach at Brampton Bryan village, having started out from Shobdon village green and walked via The Arches, Byton, Lingen and Kinsham on a hot, dry day. Lying south-west of Brampton Bryan village, Brampton Bryan Park is in the ownership of the Harley family who gave their name to Harley Street in London and who have held this land since 1309. The Park, declared an SSSI, is first mentioned in 1577 and the tree planting which has given us so many fine specimens dates from the 17th century. The highest point is Pedwardine Hill, at over 1000 feet above sea level. Coxall Knoll to the north, with its hill fort SO3673, is said to be the site of the last stand of Caractacus against the Romans.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 June, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Country estates 
Place (from Tags)
Herefordshire  North Herefordshire  Brampton Bryan Park 
Harley Street London Place (from Tags)
Brampton Bryan 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3625 7185 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:20.4604N 2:56.2290W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3621 7182
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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SSSI  Coxall Knoll  Harley Family  17th Century Tree Planting  Pedwardine Hill 

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