NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure

taken 8 years ago, near to Alexandria, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure
Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure
See NS3779 : Ancient hill-fort on Carman Hill for the main description of the hill-fort. Click on the end-note title for related pictures, and see the annotated satellite view linked from the end-note as an index to these pictures and their positions in the fort.

The inner enclosure is best seen at its western end, as shown in the present picture, where it appears as a ridge receding directly from the photographer's position and then curving away to the left. Compare NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure, a view in the opposite direction along the same section of the ridge.

In the right background, Dumbarton Rock Link can be seen on the near shore of the Clyde. The left-hand half of the skyline is taken up by NS4376 : The Long Crags and NS4274 : Dumbuck Quarry.

Other pictures of the inner enclosure:
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure

Next topic the annexe:
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: northern end of annexe
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: western wall of annexe
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: western wall of annexe
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: eastern wall of annexe
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: eastern wall of annexe

Previous topic the outer enclosure:
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of outer enclosure
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of outer enclosure
NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of outer enclosure
Carman Hill-fort

This large hill-fort see LinkExternal link (at Canmore) was identified in 1954 from aerial photographs, and is thought to date from the Early Historic period (Dark Ages). See Link for a Geograph article on the fort. See LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite view, and Link for other antiquities nearby.

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Date Taken
Wednesday, 12 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Period (from Tags)
Early Historic 
Place (from Tags)
Carman Hill 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hill Fort 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3714 7947 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.8296N 4:36.7084W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3714 7948
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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