SY9299 : Drax Wall, Charborough Park

taken 9 years ago, near to Almer, Dorset, Great Britain

Drax  Wall, Charborough Park
Drax Wall, Charborough Park
Drax wall separates the A31 from the private Charborough Park. Built in 1841 by the Drax family, it is supposed to be 3 miles long and to contain 2 million bricks, one of the longest brick walls in the country. This section is about a mile long, 26 bricks high and 2 bricks thick. Holes in the wall appear nearly every month SY9398 : Hole in Drax Wall, Charborough Park. Fatal accidents occur near Stag gate, speed is not the problem, but bad driving. The A31 from the Dorchester bypass to Ringwood is a nightmare - where there is a 60 limit drivers get stuck behind vehicles doing 35-40. Along the side of the Drax estate is one of the only overtaking spots and so people tend to use it. Head on collisions occur at the sharp corner behind the photographer SY9398 : Drax Wall inside Charborough Park. Don't risk it.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 March, 2009
Category
Wall > Wall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 928 992 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.5501N 2:6.1430W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 925 994
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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