TF4044 : Track to the sea banks

taken 4 years ago, near to Butterwick, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Track to the sea banks
Track to the sea banks
The line of trees marks the old Roman Sea Bank (Gothic lettering on the map), whilst between the trees can be seen the present day sea bank.
The old sea bank runs 300 metres parallel to the sea defences built around the end of the 1800s, and 1000 metres behind the reclaimed land of the 1960`s. Sections of it can be found the length of this coast from Skegness to Fosdyke and beyond. Ironically, just to the south of this section, the new defences have been breached to allow the sea back in again, for the purposes of creating a wetland habit (sea marsh) for the birds.
See: TF4044 : Butterwick old Roman sea bank and TF4044 : Green side of the old sea wall.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4067 4466 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8497N 0:5.6273E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 4061 4465
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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