SE6991 : Old tracks alongside Lund Road

taken 3 years ago, near to Gillamoor, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old tracks alongside Lund Road
Old tracks alongside Lund Road
This stone track is still a fully legal Highway; at one time it was the main route if you wanted to go North over the moors.
Over time the tracks became increasingly difficult to negotiate so people just started a new one alongside.
Eventually you had a difficult decision to make at the bottom of the hill - and once committed the tracks are deeply incised so you would not have been able to turn with a heavy cart and team of horses.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Roads, Road transport  Country estates  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6913 9169 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:18.9677N 0:56.3295W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 6902 9149
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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