NY3768 : River Esk at Longtown

taken 13 years ago, near to Longtown, Cumbria, Great Britain

River Esk at Longtown
River Esk at Longtown
The river is in spate after heavy rain. The photo was taken just downstream from the 18th century bridge. Longtown has a somewhat turbulent history, being very close to the Scottish border. The area was often raided for cattle and other goods by the Border Reivers. Longtown has the largest sheep market in England.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 October, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 October, 2008
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 376 686 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.4980N 2:58.6321W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 377 687
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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