SP1106 : Arlington Row, Bibury, Gloucestershire

taken 7 years ago, near to Bibury, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Arlington Row, Bibury, Gloucestershire
Arlington Row, Bibury, Gloucestershire
These must be amongst the oldest dwellings in England. Having started life as wool stores in around 1380 they were converted into mill-workers' cottages 400 years later. They have been in the safe hands of the National Trust since 1949. At the left is the edge of the Rack Isle, a water meadow that (normally) floods in the winter. Its name is derived from the days when the nearby Arlington Mill was producing woollen cloth that was hung out to dry on racks on the isle. It is now valued as a habitat for plants and water birds.
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SP1106, 242 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 8 April, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 10 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Category
Cottages   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 115 066 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.5160N 1:50.0611W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 114 066
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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