TM1420 : Weeley By-pass (Mk 2)

taken 12 years ago, near to Weeley Heath, Essex, Great Britain

Weeley By-pass (Mk 2)
Weeley By-pass (Mk 2)
About a kilometre of road was built in the 1930s to bypass Weeley and the level crossing at TM1421 : Weeley railway station. That was insufficient and now this road, a 7 km stretch of the A133, has been built to enable traffic to zoom past Weeley, Weeley Heath and Little Clacton on their way to TM1714 Clacton-on-Sea. This view is from Bentley Road looking north west. The land hereabouts is described as "a fertile loamy soil, resting on gravel" LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . In this cutting the gravel has been exposed and gorse has started to grow on it.
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TM1420, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 15 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 19 February, 2006
Category
Road > Road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 144 206 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.5691N 1:6.6624E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 144 205
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