SO2622 : Old birch trees

taken 10 years ago, near to Partrishow, Powys, Great Britain

Old birch trees
Old birch trees
The trees were growing on a very old boundary of the farmland and possibly grew from seed on the former wall where the seedlings had protection from nibbling sheep. The wall has collapsed to a grassy mound except for a few stones on edge which still showed.
There was no sign of fence-posts and wire so this part of the farmland was probably abandoned before barbed wire was made. The original field enclosure could have been made in the Iron Age.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 January, 2008
Category
Boundary > Boundary   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 268 224 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:53.7467N 3:3.8591W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 268 224
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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