TG3930 : Low Light, Happisburgh

taken 13 years ago, near to Whimpwell Green, Norfolk, Great Britain

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Low Light, Happisburgh
Low Light, Happisburgh
In the distance, you can see chalets on Doggetts Lane protected behind a concrete sea wall.

Where this sea wall stops and the wooden revetments were removed in the early 80's a bay has opened up. To the right (inland) the ground drops away and is soon only a few metres above sea level.

This stretch of beach is known as 'low light' as it was the position of one of a pair of lighthouses at Happisburgh, forming leading lights marking safe passage around the Haisbro' Sands 8 miles offshore. The 'high light' still remains as the current Happisburgh Lighthouse TG3830
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TG3930, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 5 November, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 12 November, 2005
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Coastline/Beaches   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 394 302 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:48.9686N 1:33.0751E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 390 305
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