TQ2018 : Pear Tree Field

taken 12 years ago, near to Partridge Green, West Sussex, Great Britain

Pear Tree Field
Pear Tree Field
The name of the field according to the 1840 tithe map. Initially expanded to include Brice's Field to the south both fields have now been subdivided into smaller paddocks though this one seems to be occupied only by geese.
Shermanbury

Shermanbury's history begins back with the Saxon colonisation of the Weald. Lying next to an ancient drove route the manor was originally an outlier of Kingston Buci on the coast whose local officials may well have constructed an early fortress here for protection, the name of the parish derives from the Saxon for 'stronghold of the shire men'. The original stronghold was believed to be located on a small hillock surrounded by streams on three sides from which the manor of Shermanbury grew and where a Saxon church was later added which was mentioned in the Domesday Book. However, no village grew, for centuries the main areas of population within the parish were located on the fringes at Kent Street and Wyndham (Later Wineham). The current village of Shermanbury is largely ribbon development along the A281 that began in the 19th century.

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TQ2018, 34 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 October, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 October, 2010
Category
Field   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 202 183 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:57.1011N 0:17.3495W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 203 182
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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