SP1721 : The Gustav Holst Way

taken 3 years ago, near to Bourton-on-The-Water, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Gustav Holst Way
The Gustav Holst Way
There are a lot of footpaths through and around Bourton-on-the-Water. Surprisingly, this one appears as The Gustav Holst Way as it leaves the village and crosses the old Salmonsbury area. The path itself was created in 2011 as a tribute to Cheltenham's famous classical composer and takes in a 35 mile route through the Cotswolds to Wyck Rissington. It was there that Holst played the church organ, but only earning 4 a year he could not afford to travel by any other means, hence walking was a necessity as well as a great pleasure.

See SP1721 : On top of the ramparts for a wider view of the gate as it stands atop the old embankments of the Early Iron Age camp - Salmonsbury.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 25 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Boundary, Barrier  Village, Rural settlement 
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Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1736 2113 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.3075N 1:44.9499W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 1736 2113
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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