SE0162 : Old cultivation terraces near Thorpe

taken 10 years ago, near to Thorpe, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old cultivation terraces near Thorpe
Old cultivation terraces near Thorpe
Cultivation terraces [or plough strips] on the hillside to the north of Thorpe. The low winter sun helps to pick out the terraces running along the contours and through the walls which were built later. The terraces are probably medieval, but could be earlier. Such terraces are common in Wharfedale, particularly on the easier worked soils of the limestone areas.
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Date Taken
Monday, 11 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 13 February, 2008
Category
Pasture land   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 010 621 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:3.3183N 1:59.0905W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 011 621
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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