TQ8085 : Sea wall construction, Hadleigh Marshes

taken 31 years ago, near to Hadleigh, Essex, Great Britain

Sea wall construction, Hadleigh Marshes
Sea wall construction, Hadleigh Marshes
In the eighties, Anglian Water began a major raising of the sea wall between Leigh-on-Sea and Benfleet. They dug a new borrow-dyke on the landward side, connecting it to the old one for several months before filling the old one with rubbish and capping it to form a new, elevated sea wall. This photo shows the top of the new sea wall about half way along. The new borrow-dyke is just visible to the right. TQ7985 : Seawall Footpath shows the well-established sea wall near here in 2008
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TQ8085, 53 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
May 1986   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 October, 2009
Category
Sea wall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 800 853 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.2951N 0:35.6625E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 802 853
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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