SO2335 : View southwards down Gospel Pass

taken 7 years ago, 4 km from Capel-y-Ffin, Powys, Great Britain

View southwards down Gospel Pass
View southwards down Gospel Pass
The road runs southwards towards Capel-y-ffin in the Llanthony valley. The name Gospel Pass is said to derive from a party of 12th century Crusaders who passed this way preaching the Gospel and fund raising for a crusade, on a route that passed through Llanthony Abbey to Hay-on-Wye Castle. Though there have been religious sites in this valley since the 6th century apparently, so the name may well already have been attributed or earned well before the 12th century.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 28 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Paths  Grassland  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2364 3528 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.6406N 3:6.8376W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2363 3529
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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