SZ0281 : Tumulus and Obelisk

taken 3 years ago, near to Studland, Dorset, Great Britain

Tumulus and Obelisk
Tumulus and Obelisk
"The obelisk was erected to commemorate the introduction of pure water from the chalk formation into Swanage. The granite was taken down from the Mansion House, London and re-erected here 1892". Thus saith the inscription on its base. The mound is a tumulus, a prehistoric burial site.
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SZ0281, 39 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 8 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Grassland  People, Events  Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0222 8131 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:37.8890N 1:58.1984W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 0220 8130
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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