SY9398 : Hole in Drax Wall, Charborough Park

taken 9 years ago, near to Sturminster Marshall, Dorset, Great Britain

Hole in Drax Wall, Charborough Park
Hole in Drax Wall, Charborough Park
Alas, the A31 is so straight and narrow and the traffic so fast that there are usually two or three holes being repaired at any given time, like painting the Forth Bridge. Damage varies from slightly shifted rows of bricks to nearly 100 yards of wall brought down. Drax Wall was built in 1841 and is up to 8 feet high containing 2 million bricks, with buttresses 10 feet apart. On average, a new hole appears every month. Charborough Park is private so the photographer sought permission to take this photo.
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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 934 989 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.4048N 2:5.6489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 933 988
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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