SO8808 : Wysis Way-side field - Painswick, Gloucestershire

taken 11 years ago, near to Slad, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Wysis Way-side field - Painswick, Gloucestershire
Wysis Way-side field - Painswick, Gloucestershire
Looking north-west from the Wysis Way, at the southern end of Down Hill, over the valley of the Slad Brook in the direction of Bulls Cross. The Cross, an area of rather rough land, was and still is a meeting of roadways, to the south-east of Painswick at the meeting of Greenhouse Lane and Yokehouse Lane. It is also said to have been the site of a gallows. The Wysis Way is a 55 mile route from Monmouth to Kemble devised by Gerry Stewart of Countryside Matters. Annually I spent ten years as a Stroud District Council electoral registration canvasser for part of the parish of Painswick, delivering 500 forms and some of the addresses were quite scattered - plenty of welcome exercise. Time taken 2.40 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Sunday, 12 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 30 November, 2016
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Place (from Tags)
Painswick  Monmouth  Bulls Cross  Down Hill  Greenhouse Lane  Yokehouse Lane  Kemble 
Area (from Tags)
Gloucestershire  Gloucestershire Cotswolds  Stroud District 
Primary Subject of Photo
Field 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8807 0833 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:46.4107N 2:10.4583W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8808 0830
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Wysis Way  Gallows Site  Slad Brook  Gerry Stewart  Countryside Matters 

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