NZ0085 : Fawns

taken 6 months ago, near to Kirkwhelpington, Northumberland, Great Britain

The origin of the place-name is described as:
'Multi-coloured promontory' from fāg (Old English) meaning variegated, multi-coloured, coloured, and nęss (Anglian) for ness, a promontory, a headland; a projecting piece of high land; a piece of land round which a river flows, to form a headland.
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A medieval moated site next to the farm NZ0085 : The Fawns 'Manorial Earthworks' is exceptionally well preserved and one of few surviving examples in Northumberland. It is said to have documentary evidence going back to 1303.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 6 June, 2018
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 0062 8527 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.7051N 1:59.5085W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 00629 85166
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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