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Promontory Fort

<b>Woodstown</b>Posted by simond
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Woodstown (Promontory Fort) by simond Aerial View
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Posted by simond
9th December 2012ce
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Comments (6)

I'm liking these aerial shots greatly....... GLADMAN Posted by GLADMAN
9th December 2012ce
This is a great shot.

Promontory forts always strike me as desperate, desolate places and this reinforces that feeling. Did the people who had to retreat here know peace? Or were they always on edge (literally)?
ryaner Posted by ryaner
9th December 2012ce
Yeah, these shots are great, very impressed.

Ryaner, interesting thoughts. Might depend on the degree to which they were genuinely inhabited, or maybe stock pens in some cases. I went to an inland "promontory" fort yesterday, just off the Black Mountains. The internal slope was extreme to say the least - the rampart was almost more of an obstacle from inside the enclosure than out (although the ditch is external).
thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
9th December 2012ce
I'm absolutely fascinated by them, and we've a wealth of them here in Waterford.. Island Hubbock is particularly spectacular ( )

More images here of Woodstown if interested:
Posted by simond
9th December 2012ce
Neat blog Simon, will watch with interest - the plane/camera thing works a treat. thesweetcheat Posted by thesweetcheat
9th December 2012ce
makes me wish I was a seagull thelonious Posted by thelonious
9th December 2012ce
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