NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure

taken 7 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 present picture is a view eastwards along the southern part of the boundary of the inner enclosure, represented by a ridge receding directly from the photographer's position, and gradually curving to the left. The ridge itself is considerably less visible here than it is on the western side (NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure / NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure). Nevertheless, there is still a clearly visible contrast between the more grassy interior and the rougher ground outside.

Part of NS3778 : Carman Reservoir can be seen in the right background.

See NS3779 : Carman Hill-fort: line of inner enclosure for a view in the opposite direction along the same southern section of the boundary.

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, 26 March, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 April, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hill Fort 
Period (from Tags)
Early Historic 
Place (from Tags)
Carman Hill 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3717 7946 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.8249N 4:36.6792W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3715 7946
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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