SO2098 : The Hoare Stone

taken 1 year ago, near to Garthmyl, Powys, Great Britain

The Hoare Stone
The Hoare Stone
This large stone, a conglomerate, is older than the Roman Fort (The Gaer or Lavrobrinta) which is dated c.80AD. It seems to have acted as a marker for the ford over the Severn which was the main crossing point of the river from England to the upper Severn valley (Montgomeryshire). The ford was the reason for locating the Roman fort at this spot.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 15 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
Marker 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2066 9889 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:34.9205N 3:10.3424W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2068 9877
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