TQ1913 : Scotland Field

taken 4 years ago, near to Small Dole, West Sussex, Great Britain

Scotland Field
Scotland Field
The name of the field according to Steyning's 1840 tithe map. Most of the original field now lies to the west of the former Shoreham-Christ's Hospital railway which was constructed in 1861, see TQ1913 : Scotland Field/The Gore/Barn Field. This section has now been merged with TQ1913 : Six Acres/Calves Leaze/The Green and TQ1913 : Calves Leaze Lag to the south. Originally at the far eastern end was Scotland Farm which is marked on Yeakell & Gardner's 1778-83 map and all OS maps up to 1911 but disappeared between then and an aerial photograph dated 1946. The name has nothing to do with the country as a Scot was once a form of taxation, the phrase scot free originates here too and refers to somebody who did not have to pay it. Truleigh Hill can be seen beyond.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 10 April, 2016
Category
Field   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1989 1320 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.3500N 0:17.7746W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1975 1333
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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