SK1283 : View from Mam Tor

taken 27 days ago, near to Barber Booth, Derbyshire, Great Britain

View from Mam Tor
View from Mam Tor
Mam Tor is known as 'The Mother Hill'. Three thousand years ago it was the home of ancient Celtic peoples. A fort once stood on the summit and burial mounds have also been found here dating from the time when bronze was first worked. A well-made path leads to the top which relieves the pressure on this popular climb. In this view from near the trig point at the top, Castleton is clearly seen below with Peveril Castle to the right above the entrance to Peak Cavern. The blot on the landscape beyond is Breedon Hope Cement Works between Castleton and Bradwell.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 25 October, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 129 835 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.9049N 1:48.4160W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 127 836
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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