TM1832 : The Essex Way 156: Copperas Bay

taken 7 years ago, near to Wrabness, Essex, Great Britain

The Essex Way 156: Copperas Bay
The Essex Way 156: Copperas Bay
The path follows a newly raised section of sea wall. The Essex Way guide (Essex County Council) explains the name: "Copperas Bay takes its name from the old industry of copperas gathering which took place in the bay until the 1870s. Copperas (bisulphide of iron)was dredged from the mud and taken to Harwich to be used in the manufacture of dyes, inks and sulphuric acid."
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 September, 2011
Category
Long Distance Footpath   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1824 3204 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.6418N 1:10.4356E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 1818 3210
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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