SO7639 : Red Earl's Dyke, The Malverns

taken 5 years ago, near to Little Malvern, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Red Earl's Dyke, The Malverns
Red Earl's Dyke, The Malverns
Very visible in the sunny snow.
Looking towards Broad Down from Millennium Hill.
The dyke was created in 1287 by the "red" Earl of Gloucester, Gilbert de Clare, following a boundary dispute with the Bishop of Hereford, Thomas de Cantilupe.
It has marked the boundary between Herefordshire (to the right) and Worcestershire for many centuries.
Also visible just to the right of the ridge in the lower half of the picture is the outine of a rectangular medieval rabbit warren.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 14 January, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 January, 2015
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Sport, Leisure  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Former (from Tags)
Rabbit Warren 
Primary Subject of Photo
Boundary 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 761 395 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:3.2021N 2:20.9362W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 760 395
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Red Earls Dyke  Ditch  Rabbit Warren 

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