TL8578 : Road to Little Heath military site, Barnham

taken 5 years ago, near to Barnham, Suffolk, Great Britain

Road to Little Heath military site, Barnham
Road to Little Heath military site, Barnham
This is officially Station Road, although the station was far away at the northern end of it. It leads to the Little Heath military site, used for tank testing in WW1, chemical weapon storage in WW2 and after, then (illegal) storage of old tyres, then a tank museum, and now a company making wooden shavings for horse bedding. This photo was taken from the gate to the site, although the fence on the right encloses a larger ex-military area on that side, full of mysterious earthworks. On the left a dirt track turns off to curve round the western side of the site.

My MG ZS180 makes another Geograph appearance.

The field on the left is designated as Open Access but the vegetation growth doesn't make access easy, suggesting it is not actually used.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 11 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 11 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Heath, Scrub  Flat landscapes  Historic sites and artefacts  Roads, Road transport  Defence, Military 
Road (from Tags)
Military Road 
Former (from Tags)
Military Base 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8537 7815 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.2018N 0:43.2875E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 8527 7803
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Road  Former Military Camp  Ex-Military  Military Road  Military Area 

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