TQ1049 : 'Camp Site (disused)' - by Sheepwalk Lane

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Abinger Hammer, Surrey, Great Britain

'Camp Site (disused)' - by Sheepwalk Lane
'Camp Site (disused)' - by Sheepwalk Lane
'Camp Site (disused)' is what the OS 1:25K sheet calls it. It shows the site as extending some distance north from Sheepwalk Lane - but woodland has recolonised, so that very little is visible from the right of way. There are certainly some biggish Nissen-hut type structures, along with smaller brick buildings. Perhaps the intention was to billet troops here in the event that Hitler attempted to invade - there are pill-boxes all along the scarp of the North Downs, just a short distance south.
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TQ1049, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 19 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Derelict, Disused  Woodland, Forest  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1068 4983 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:14.2156N 0:24.9586W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 1065 4981
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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