SO5103 : Footpath near Catbrook, looking towards Severn Bridge

taken 12 years ago, near to Parkhouse, Monmouthshire/Sir Fynwy, Great Britain

Footpath near Catbrook, looking towards Severn Bridge
Footpath near Catbrook, looking towards Severn Bridge
The rectangular fields surrounded by thick dry stone walls here contrast with the surrounding hedged fields. They were created in the early 18th century as part of a clearance for the Duke of Beaufort, using convict labour from the nearby prison, which held convicts prior to their exportation to Australia.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 January, 2006
Category
Dry stone wall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 516 030 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.4172N 2:42.1258W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 515 033
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