SO3927 : River Dore, Pontrilas

taken 7 years ago, near to Pontrilas, Herefordshire, Great Britain

River Dore, Pontrilas
River Dore, Pontrilas
Maps shows that Dulas Brook joins the River Dore nearby, but a fallen leafy branch obscures the view. The Dore is a tributary of the Monnow. The name Dore is probably derived from the Welsh word for water, dŵr, but was interpreted by the Normans as d'or or doré, French for golden. This misunderstanding led to the river's valley becoming known in English as 'Golden Valley'.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Friday, 9 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 395 275 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.5617N 2:52.8925W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 395 275
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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