TQ4200 : The Highway

taken 10 years ago, near to Peacehaven, East Sussex, Great Britain

The Highway
The Highway
Looking down towards its junction with South Coast Road, the A259, at the eastern end of Peacehaven. Now a restricted byway it was the original road to Newhaven across what was then open downland. The new route branching off to the right was added in the early 19th century when the road was turnpiked and lessened the gradient when negotiating Rushy Hill. The road is still used as an access route for the houses on Peacehaven Heights.
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Date Taken
Friday, 6 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Saturday, 7 July, 2012
Restricted Byway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4255 0062 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:47.2580N 0:1.2568E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 4266 0058
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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