TQ9548 : Windbreak near Charing

near to Westwell Leacon, Kent, Great Britain

Windbreak near Charing
Windbreak near Charing
This long row of tall conifers is prominent on aerial mapping, which shows it to be about 250m long. It appears to have been planted as a windbreak, possibly to shelter the A20 from snowdrifts in northerly winds: it is several hundred metres from the properties along Pett Lane to the north, and therefore of no use in sheltering them.
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2009
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Geograph
Date Taken
Friday, 30 January, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 February, 2009
Geographical Context
Grassland 
Category
Windbreak   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 958 486 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.2150N 0:48.0950E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 957 486
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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