SK7985 : West Burton deserted village

taken 10 years ago, near to Bole, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

West Burton deserted village
West Burton deserted village
The hummocky nature of the field is the result of the underlying remains of this village. The population started dwindling from the 16th Century, but it seems that the final straw was when the Trent changed its course by cutting through the neck of the loop which passed directly by the village. The fence marks the boundary of the churchyard.
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SK7985, 41 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 July, 2007
Category
Village (deserted)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 794 856 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.6846N 0:48.4927W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 799 852
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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