SO8554 : Fort Royal Hill

taken 9 years ago, near to Worcester, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Fort Royal Hill
Fort Royal Hill
Crocuses on Fort Royal Hill. The Georgian spire of the former St Nicholas church can be seen in the background. Fort Royal Hill takes its name from it strategic position during the Battle of Worcester, on 3 September, 1651. The Royalists attempted to defend the city from this position but during the final stages of the battle were overrun by the parlimentarian forces who turned the Royalists guns on the city.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 27 February, 2008
Category
Historic site > Historic site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 854 543 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:11.2482N 2:12.8547W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 854 543
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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