SO3384 : Shropshire field at Lower Down

taken 9 years ago, near to Lower Down, Shropshire, Great Britain

Shropshire field at Lower Down
Shropshire field at Lower Down
This hamlet has two farms and ten cottages, is the site of a castle mound and a mediaeval farmstead. The 16th century Lower Down Farmhouse is a Grade II listed building, being listed on 2nd June 1985. Nearby on Sunnyhill is Bury Ditches Iron Age hillfort with a car park and described walks. Lower Down seems to be a quiet, little-visited spot where probably the scene has not changed very much for many years. Cottages are available here for holiday lets and if you're looking for somewhere where the stillness can almost be felt, this is one of those places. Time taken 5.04 pm BST (British Summer Time).
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 9 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 22 February, 2014
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Bishops Castle  Shropshire  Sunnyhill  South Shropshire  Lower Down  Bury Ditches  Bury Ditches Iron Age Hillfort 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3361 8468 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:27.3611N 2:58.7065W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 3370 8464
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Lower Down Castle Motte  Holiday Cottages  Castle Mound  Mediaeval Farmstead 

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