SK0016 : Rugeley Camp - Hut Base

taken 2 years ago, 3 km from Etchinghill, Staffordshire, Great Britain

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Rugeley Camp - Hut Base
Rugeley Camp - Hut Base
The outline suggests a 60'x12' Armstrong Hut with a solid foundation in the end room.
Army Camps on Cannock Chase
For more information on the First World War camps on Cannock Chase see
John M's article on Geograph Link
and on Staffordshire Past Track LinkExternal link
The Chase Through Time
The Chase Through Time is a Heritage Lottery funded project with Staffordshire Council, Historic England and local volunteers to unravel over 2000 years of manís activity across Cannock Chase.

Cannock Chase has a rich history with its Iron Age Camp at Castle Ring, Medieval Hunting Forest, Deer Park and grazed heathland, two Great War Training Camps and post war forestry. Hidden beneath the trees and scrub there is a lot to be found.

As part of the project a LIDAR survey was undertaken of the twenty eight square mile area. Some features have been verified on the ground by the volunteers assisting the Historic England researchers. However, with such a large area only some areas have been visited.

Using the images submitted on Geograph in conjunction with the LIDAR and Historic England mapping on Arcgis should allow a photographic record of the features to be developed by the volunteers.

The combined LIDAR map can be found at LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Heath, Scrub  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 168 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.9777N 2:0.0241W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 000 168
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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WW1 Rugeley Camp  Cannock Chase 

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