SE9718 : A bridge too far

near to Horkstow, North Lincolnshire, Great Britain

A bridge too far
A bridge too far
Between the anchor points the track would seem to continue to the west, but not so. It turns left and follows the bank.
Ahead lies a parcel of land between the Old and New routes of the River Ancholme, at a level between two 5 metre contours, in which there used to be a pit and brickworks. The old pit is still there, wrapped round by agricultural land which was recently advertised for sale as Grade 3 and of the Wallasea 1 soil series, which is a deep stoneless non-calcareous and calcareous clayey soil. It is in the Environment Agency's Flood Zone 3, although it is an area defended by the Humber river wall.
There used to be a couple of houses here, built with the local bricks. For some local knowledge see: LinkExternal link
For some evocative audio files and some other information see:
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2012
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 9729 1897 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:39.4908N 0:31.7571W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 9731 1897
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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