TM0421 : Colne Barrier

near to Wivenhoe, Essex, Great Britain

Colne Barrier
Colne Barrier
The Colne Barrier spans the River Colne just downstream from Wivenhoe. It was opened in 1993 LinkExternal link or 1994 LinkExternal link. It protects a stretch of river about 4 km long and extending right up to Colchester from tidal surges. Aerial views: LinkExternal link .

The spire of St Lawrence's Church, Rowhedge TM030215 can be seen in the centre of the picture.
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Tuesday, 14 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 February, 2006
Flood defence   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 041 212 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.1498N 0:57.7619E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 045 211
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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