2006

SS8242 : Larkbarrow (Ruin)

taken 18 years ago, 5 km SSE of Oare, Somerset, England

Larkbarrow  (Ruin)
Larkbarrow (Ruin)
The 19th C. farmhouse was used for artillery target practice during WWII, hence the ruin. Surrounding land has yielded much evidence of prior occupation, including the eponymous bronze-age barrow, flint working and standing stones. The farm is supposed to have been the inspiration for 'Plover's Barrows Farm', the home of John Ridd in Lorna Doone.

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Category: Farmhouse (ruined)
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Larkbarrow [13] · Farm [2] · Farmhouse [2] ·
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SS8242, 15 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
martin   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 18 March, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 30 July, 2007
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 820 428 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.3665N 3:41.3236W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 819 429
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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