SK9215 : Viking Way sign

taken 2 months ago, near to Greetham, Rutland, Great Britain

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Viking Way sign
Viking Way sign
A sign at the end of Great Lane, pointing toward Greetham.
The Viking Way

The Way is so named because it crosses an area which was occupied by Norse invaders. From the banks of the River Humber it crosses the Lincolnshire Wolds to Caistor, then along the Bain valley to Horncastle from where the Spa Trail is followed along the trackbed of a former railway to Woodhall Spa and along the Witham Valley, crossing flat fenland to Lincoln. Turning along the limestone escarpment of Lincoln Cliff and over Lincoln Heath, the route of the prehistoric Sewstern Lane is traced to reach Woolsthorpe Locks on the Grantham Canal. Another section of Sewstern Lane and other old tracks are followed to Thistleton from where the Way takes field-paths and lanes past Greetham, Exton and Rutland Water. At Oakham it links with the Macmillan Way and the Hereward Way.
Paths are marked with a Viking helmet on a yellow disc.

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Date Taken
Monday, 31 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 9 June, 2021
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Boundary, Barrier 
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Viking Way 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9279 1544 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.7192N 0:37.6437W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 9280 1544
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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