SP8817 : Cattle on Alnwick Farm

taken 1 year ago, near to Long Marston, Hertfordshire, Great Britain

Cattle on Alnwick Farm
Cattle on Alnwick Farm
Alnwick Farm is at the very North of Tring Rural District, and abuts the county boundary.
The low ridges on the field are the remains of ridge and furrow cultivation associated with the deserted village of Tiscott
The Chiltern Hills can be seen in the distance.
Ridge and Furrow Fields near Tring, Hertfordshire :: SP9113
Medieval farming involved large common fields which were divided into narrow strips, each a furrow long (hence the distance measure - a furlong). While this farming technique was abandoned several hundred years ago field signs can still sometimes be seen where there has not been deep modern ploughing.
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Image Type ?
type:geograph  (Fourth Visitor for SP8817)
Date Taken
Thursday, 26 May, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 May, 2016
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8884 1759 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.9908N 0:42.6983W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 8882 1764
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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