TM0421 : Colne Barrier

taken 18 years ago, near to Wivenhoe, Essex, England

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Colne Barrier in this square
Colne Barrier
Colne Barrier
The Colne Barrier spans the River Colne just downstream from Wivenhoe. It was opened in 1993 LinkExternal link or 1994 LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . It protects a stretch of river about 4 km long and extending right up to Colchester from tidal surges. Aerial views: LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

The spire of St Lawrence's Church, Rowhedge TM030215 can be seen in the centre of the picture.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Roger W Haworth and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Category: Flood defence
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · River Colne [11] · Colne Barrier [6] · Downstream from Wivenhoe [6] Title Clusters: · Colne Barrier [2] ·
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for more Large scale mapping
Grid Square
TM0421, 55 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Roger W Haworth   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 16 February, 2006
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 041 212 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.1498N 0:57.7619E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 045 211
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
Clickable map
W Go E
Image classification(about): Geograph (First for TM0421) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 747 times
You are not logged in login | register