SU1804 : Smugglers' Road, Vales Moor, New Forest

taken 10 years ago, near to Burley Street, Hampshire, Great Britain

Smugglers' Road, Vales Moor, New Forest
Smugglers' Road, Vales Moor, New Forest
This wide track along a ridge from Picket Plain is known as Smugglers' Road. At one time it was a preferred route for smugglers who brought their illicit goods inland from the coast. In the far distance, towards the left of the photo, Christchurch Priory is visible. Christchurch has a large shallow harbour, where the Avon and Stour rivers meet - one of the many smugglers' landing sites on this part of the south coast. The Smugglers' Road meets the edge of the New Forest at Knaves Ash.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 July, 2007
Category
Heathland > Heathland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1888 0435 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:50.3024N 1:43.9947W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 1890 0441
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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