TQ2913 : Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank

taken 10 years ago, near to Pyecombe, West Sussex, Great Britain

Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank
Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank
In 1808 the turnpike from Brighton to Lowell heath was lowered to ease the gradient on Clayton hill and the spoil probably used to construct an earthbank across Wish bottom to even out the gradient. The turnpike swings to the left (south) joining the Roman Nore road where the two lines of Hawthorn meet (centre left). The village of Pyecombe can just be seen in the distance (centre left)
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TQ2913, 127 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 30 December, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 30 December, 2007
Category
Earthworks   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 294 133 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:54.2808N 0:9.6615W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 29487 13258
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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