TV5199 : Bridge over the River Cuckmere

taken 8 years ago, near to Westdean, East Sussex, Great Britain

Bridge over the River Cuckmere
Bridge over the River Cuckmere
The 12a double decker bus crosses the Exceat bridge heading towards Eastbourne. Seen here on the footpath on the East side of the river.
River Cuckmere
The River Cuckmere rises near Heathfield in East Sussex, on the southern slopes of the Weald. The name of the river probably comes from an Old English word meaning fast-flowing. After crossing the Low Weald area, the Cuckmere creates a gap through the South Downs ( LinkExternal link ). It reaches the English Channel at Cuckmere Haven ( LinkExternal link ) east of Seaford near the Seven Sisters ( LinkExternal link ). The lower part of its course is marked by meanders, which are a well-known feature of the area. The meanders have been bypassed by The New Cut, a straight canal. The Cuckmere Valley Nature Reserve is located here as is the Seven Sisters Country Park ( LinkExternal link ).
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TV5199, 491 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 22 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 April, 2011
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
Primary Subject of Photo
River 
Category
Rivers, Streams, Drainage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 514 993 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:46.4224N 0:8.7609E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TV 514 992
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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