SO8738 : The site of the Battle of Ripple Field

taken 1 year ago, near to Ripple, Worcestershire, Great Britain

The site of the Battle of Ripple Field
The site of the Battle of Ripple Field
The Battle of Ripple Field took place here on 13 April 1643. The field is viewed from approximately where the Royalist forces would have faced the Parliamentarian forces. The Parliamentarian forces under Sir William Waller took a defensive position on the ridge, however, despite this they were swept back by the Royalist forces under Prince Maurice. The Royalist forces pushed the Parliamentarian force as far as the Mythe, just north of Tewkesbury.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 11 October, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 12 October, 2020
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Primary Subject of Photo
Farmland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8726 3847 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:2.6686N 2:11.2301W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8701 3880
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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