ST6601 : Cerne Abbas Flood Defences

taken 10 years ago, near to Cerne Abbas, Dorset, Great Britain

Cerne Abbas Flood Defences
Cerne Abbas Flood Defences
This dam is built across the valley just upstream of the village . At the far end is a sluice gate which can be closed preventing flood waters coming down into the village. The waters are allowed to build up behind the dam and form a lake in the meadows on the left, and the waters are then slowly released. In the background can be seen the Cerne Abbas Giant. the cars on the right are in the Village hall Car park.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 21 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 30 May, 2011
Flood defences   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 663 014 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:48.7186N 2:28.7217W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 663 014
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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