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 present view shows the course of the southern part of the boundary of the fort's inner enclosure, as seen looking westwards along it. It recedes from the photographer's position, curving to the right. The inner enclosure's interior, on the right, is grassy, while the outside has darker, rougher vegetation.

The Firth of Clyde is in the background. Part of Ardmore Point (NS3178) is at the far left, on the near shore.

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

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 
Place (from Tags)
Carman Hill 
Primary Subject of Photo
Hill Fort 
Period (from Tags)
Early Historic 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3715 7946 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.8245N 4:36.6984W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3717 7946
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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