SX9363 : Ilsham valley from Lincombe Drive

taken 9 years ago, near to Babbacombe, Torbay, Great Britain

Ilsham valley from Lincombe Drive
Ilsham valley from Lincombe Drive
The valley, which cuts off Ilsham Marine Drive and the Hope's Nose headland from the rest of Torquay, has been eroded along a faultline. High class housing has been built along its sides; sizeable houses on the right, opposite the recreation area on the valley floor. The cul-de-sac at upper right, Bishop's Close, crosses into SX9463, while the wooded Black Head, to the left of the central sea view, is in SX9464.

In the foreground are the wooded Lincombe Slopes, which only allow occasional glimpses of the view, although the council intends to thin them and improve the path network.
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Date Taken
Friday, 7 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 March, 2008
Category
Valley > Valley   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 939 639 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:27.9179N 3:29.7767W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9352 6372
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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