SE1570 : Gateway on Dauber Gill Head

taken 1 month ago, 3 km from Wath, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Gateway on Dauber Gill Head
Gateway on Dauber Gill Head
I thought it was strange to have a gateway so high up the moor, but when I looked on the 1854 1st Edition OS Map, this wall marks the Boundary of the Liberty and the gateway was for a "road" that came up from Skelding and headed towards Covil Grange & Bouthwaite, so it's most likely to be Medieval in origin.
On this side of the wall, the moorland is known as Pensylvania, on the far side it is Sigsworth Moor.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 April, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 22 April, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Boundary, Barrier  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Gateway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1577 7018 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.6342N 1:45.6110W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 1581 7017
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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