SU0419 : Bokerley Dyke, Martin Down

taken 10 years ago, near to Woodyates, Dorset, Great Britain

Bokerley Dyke, Martin Down
Bokerley Dyke, Martin Down
To the left: Dorset. To the right: Hampshire. The dyke is an ancient defensive earthwork - with its ditch on the Hampshire side it was designed to keep the Saxon invaders out of Dorset. In places it overlies the earlier "Grim's Ditch", probably a boundary work from the late Bronze Age. The trees in the far distance are part of Vernditch Chase woods in Wiltshire.
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SU0419, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 31 January, 2008
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0400 1954 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:58.5156N 1:56.6640W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 0402 1953
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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