North Hill Tor, Gower Peninsula, South Wales, June 14 1862.

 
North Hill Tor, Gower Peninsula, South Wales, June 14 1862.
4 0 c m
 
33cm
actual image size: 25cm x 32cm

Description

Photograph at seven minutes exposure in bright sun, of North Hill or Nottle Tor. The Tor was once quarried, and a large cave there served as a refuge where local men hid from the press gang. There is also an Iron Age Fort on the site. From the albums of local photographer and archaeologist Colonel E R Wood (1819-1876), which were assembled in 1868.

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10456713

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