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Bincombe Down

Barrow / Cairn Cemetery

Bincombe Down (Barrow / Cairn Cemetery) by A R Cane This is Bincombe Down from the sister site '', photographed from a Co-op just outside Weymouth.
A R Cane Image Credit: A R Cane
Posted by A R Cane
23rd October 2013ce
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Comments (5)

I think between us "" could actually be a goer juamei Posted by juamei
24th October 2013ce
He doesn't look very happy does he? Evergreen Dazed Posted by Evergreen Dazed
24th October 2013ce
I love the sight of barrows on a ridge.
As for the chap not looking very happy; by the look of his shirt he's a Bristol Rovers fan, which explains it all. Hasn't been happy for years, poor sod.
The Eternal Posted by The Eternal
25th October 2013ce
Yes me too. I love Dorset for that.
I think the Bristol Rovers fan was just a bit suspicious of me pointing my camera in his direction or thought I was a paparazzo! But the reason for taking the picture was to highlight the visual pollution of what should have been a beautiful and dramatic landscape by the addition of a radio mast, electricity pylons, a bypass and supermarket carpark. Just awful!
A R Cane Posted by A R Cane
26th October 2013ce
Yup, you're right; the foreground does cheapen the view somewhat. Sometimes it's nice to view the past from the present. It seems to bring home the fact that 3,000 or 4,000 years in the past isn't really that long in the grand scheme of things. Mountains get eroded to nothing with time, as do barrows, and 3 or 4 millennia haven't had much effect on the softer barrows. Brings home the vastness of time, so it does. The Eternal Posted by The Eternal
26th October 2013ce
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