TM0421 : Colne Barrier

taken 12 years ago, 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 (Archive 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 (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

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