ST6601 : Cerne Abbas Giant

taken 4 years ago, near to Cerne Abbas, Dorset, Great Britain

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Cerne Abbas Giant
Cerne Abbas Giant
From footpath S13 25#1 as shown in ST6501 : Farmland near Cerne Abbas, looking left. LinkExternal link , "The hill figure survives as a 0.6m deep turf-cut outline filled with crushed chalk of an up to 55m high and 51m wide naked man ... The earliest written reference was made in 1694, when the Cerne Abbas churchwarden's accounts required three shillings to re-cut the giant" LinkExternal link .
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ST6601, 435 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 28 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6665 0168 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.8221N 2:28.4843W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 6586 0152
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Hill Figure  Chalk Downland  Grassland  Trees  Access Land 

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