SY6873 : Small floodgate, Chesil Cove, Chiswell, Portland

taken 2 months ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

Small floodgate, Chesil Cove, Chiswell, Portland
Small floodgate, Chesil Cove, Chiswell, Portland
It guards an access point for pedestrians to the promenade high above the beach. According to an information board nearby, the sea wall and promenade formed part of the Chesil Sea Defence Scheme constructed between 1958 and 1965. The wall in the background is of the beautiful creamy limestone, roughly squared, seen in many buildings in Chiswell and far more appealing than the well-known white Portland stone.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 13 November, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Boundary, Barrier  Village, Rural settlement 
Place (from Tags)
Chiswell 
Postcode District (from Tags)
DT5 
Primary Subject of Photo
Flood Defences 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6833 7350 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.6233N 2:26.9082W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6832 7349
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Isle of Portland  Floodgate 

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