SU4827 : The M3 at Twyford Down

taken 20 years ago, near to Chilcomb, Hampshire, Great Britain

The M3 at Twyford Down
The M3 at Twyford Down
A few years after completion: less raw than it was, but still a scar in the hill.
M3 Motorway
The M3 motorway runs for 59 miles from Sunbury-on-Thames to Southampton. Construction started 1968 and was finally completed in 1995. The Winchester bypass through Twyford Downs was the most controversial section to be built.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 July, 1999   (more nearby)
Friday, 18 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Roads, Road transport 
Motorway (from Tags)
Place (from Tags)
Twyford Down 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4885 2745 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.6600N 1:18.2735W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 4896 2764
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Motorway  M3 Motorway  Motorway Cutting  Chalk Downland 

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