NS3778 : Old road

taken 11 years ago, near to Renton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

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Old road
Old road
This is a view along the same old road as shown in NS3878 : Old road. The present photograph is a view in the same direction, but was taken from a point about 70 metres further along the course of the road. See the link just cited for further information.
Remains of a road :: NS3878

An old road ascended the slopes to the west of Renton and passed the southern end of Carman Loch (as it was known before it became a reservoir). A path ascending through the woods is part of the old road, but the most visible remains are on the flat muir to the south-east of the reservoir, where the road is bounded by two parallel gorse-bearing ridges spaced about 14 metres apart. See LinkExternal link for an annotated satellite view with marker pins on the line of the road.

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Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 December, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 28 January, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Heath, Scrub 
Place (from Tags)
Carman Muir 
Near (from Tags)
Carman Reservoir  The Hundred Steps 
Category
Drove road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3794 7848 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.3127N 4:35.9042W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3798 7846
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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