Distant view of Bratton Camp and Combe Bottom from above Bratton village.

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Distant view of Bratton Camp and Combe Bottom from above Bratton village.
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Image ID: GX0A39
According to legend, it was from Combe Bottom that King Alfred launched his attack on the Danes at the Battle of Ethandun in 878 AD. The Danes were camped on the green hilltop (top, centre), and had left the steep sided combe beneath it unguarded.
Location: Bratton, Wiltshire, England.