Eggardon Hillfort in the snow
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全景摄影师 Simon Nobes EXPERT 日期和时间 12:00, 03/02/2009 - Views loading...

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Eggardon Hillfort in the snow

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Dramatic view over the West Dorset countryside near Bridport after our first decent snowfall for 10-15 years. Eggardon Hillfort is a pre-historic (stone-age) settlement similar to Maiden Castle.

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A: The Abbot's Porch Cerne Abbas Dorset

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This is taken from inside the Abbot's Porch in the grounds of the Guest House which is all that remai...

The Abbot's Porch Cerne Abbas Dorset

B: Whitchurch Canonicorum

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Whitchurch Canonicorum

C: The Silver Well Cerne Abbas

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This well originally associated with a vision that St Edwold had, was later changed to St Augustine b...

The Silver Well Cerne Abbas

D: Whitchurch Canonicorum Interior

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Whitchurch Canonicorum Interior

E: Whitchurch Canonicorum Church

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Whitchurch Canonicorum Church

F: UpCerne, Dorset. Witches Butter

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Witches Butter or Orange Jelly Fungus is growing on the gnarled and twisted bark of an old Weeping Wi...

UpCerne, Dorset. Witches Butter

G: William Barnes

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P { margin-bottom: 0.21cm; } This view was taken on a Sunday (hencs the empty street), of the High St...

William Barnes

H: Gorse and Blackthorn near Cerne Abbas in Dorset.

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The prickly bushes with the bright yellow flowers are gorse. There's an old country saying that when ...

Gorse and Blackthorn near Cerne Abbas in Dorset.

I: St Peter's Church

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St Peter's Church is located not in a village but near or in the grounds of Came House, Winterborne C...

St Peter's Church

J: Cut Field Dusk West Chinnock Somerset England

摄影师Richard Hart, 距离此全景19.9

Cut Field Dusk West Chinnock Somerset England

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