ST9139 : Medieval settlement near Tytherington

taken 10 years ago, near to Tytherington, Wiltshire, Great Britain

Medieval settlement near Tytherington
Medieval settlement near Tytherington
This view looking east is of pasture on chalk downland at a height of about 185m south of Tytherington Hill and of the village of Tytherington in the valley of the River Wylye. The bumpiness of the ground is evidence of the Medieval village of Tytherington that was situated here, and which is marked Ancient Village on the OS 1940s map. The earthworks extend to the hedgerow in the middle distance, and about 200m behind the camera into the next grid square, in all about 7 acres. Tytherington comes from the Anglo-Saxon meaning 'the tithing enclosure'. In the far distance beyond the first clump of trees and across a long dry chalk valley is Corton Down and to the right, the woods of Great Ridge.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 July, 2007
Category
Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 913 390 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0547N 2:7.5202W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 910 391
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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