NX5756 : Old Military Road near Anwoth

taken 3 years ago, near to Anwoth, Dumfries And Galloway, Great Britain

Old Military Road near Anwoth
Old Military Road near Anwoth
The Old Military Road ran from Bridge of Sark near Gretna, to Portpatrick. It was built in the 1760s by Major William Caulfield, Inspector of Roads and successor to General Wade, to allow rapid movement of troops to Ireland in times of unrest.
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Monday, 11 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Uplands  Roads, Road transport 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5749 5661 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:53.0319N 4:13.3832W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 5740 5669
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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