TQ9293 : Loftmans Sluice

taken 7 years ago, near to Paglesham Churchend, Essex, Great Britain

Loftmans Sluice
Loftmans Sluice
Loftmans Sluice and steps to the embankment walkway. The sluice connects Paglesham Creek with the field drainage system.
Paglesham Creek (Paglesham Pool) :: TQ9394
Paglesham Creek is a tributary of the River Roach in Essex. Most of the creek is tidal. The Creek is the southern boundary of Wallasea Island.
Paglesham :: TQ9292
The Parish of Paglesham includes two hamlets of Eastend and Churchend, which are situated near the River Crouch and Paglesham Creek. It is part of the Roach Valley Conservation Zone.
At Eastend are The Plough and Sail Public House. There is an unmade road (Waterside Road) full of large potholes leading to a boatyard on the River Roach. There are small number of houses.
At Churchend, St Peters Church and the Punch Bowl Inn can be found. There are a small number of houses and a farm.
The two hamlets form one of Essex’s oldest fishing villages and the area was once renowned as a smuggling centre.
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TQ9293, 74 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 November, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 19 November, 2012
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Rivers, Streams, Drainage 
County (from Tags)
Essex 
Place (from Tags)
Paglesham 
Near (from Tags)
Paglesham Creek 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9236 9368 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:36.5451N 0:46.5994E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9233 9362
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Sluice  Ditch  Embankment  Flood Defences 

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