SU1261 : Picked Hill

taken 6 years ago, near to West Stowell, Wiltshire, Great Britain

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Picked Hill
Picked Hill
Picked Hill used to be a place of assembly on Good Friday's according to the Wiltshire Parish records, it is still used as such for people celebrating the Winter & Summer Solstices and crop circles are not uncommon on its flanks either.

A conical hill 202 metres high it marks the Western boundary of the Parish of Wilcot.

Seen here in the snow, which highlight the terracettes on its western flank, which are caused initially by soil slippage and then accentuated by livestock using the small ridges as paths around the hill.
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SU1261, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 19 January, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 March, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland 
Place (from Tags)
Wiltshire 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 124 610 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.9145N 1:49.3401W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 121 610
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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