2008

NY3768 : Esk Street, Longtown

taken 16 years ago, near to Longtown, Cumbria, England

Esk Street, Longtown
Esk Street, Longtown
Named after the nearby River Esk. Longtown has a somewhat turbulent history, being very close to the Scottish border. The Border Reivers raided the area for cattle and other goods. Longtown has the largest sheep market in England.

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Category: Street
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Esk Street [6] · Border Reivers [5] ·
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NY3768, 135 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Lynne Kirton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 378 687 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.5374N 2:58.4173W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 378 686
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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