2013

TQ9787 : The Broomway Tidal Byway

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Shoeburyness, Southend-on-Sea, England

The Broomway Tidal Byway
The Broomway Tidal Byway
This 'ford' is found at Wakering Stairs, Great Wakering. The byway is owned by the MOD and is only open at the weekends or at their discretion, when firing ceases. The Broomway is an ancient tidal causeway of 6 miles along Maplin Sands, providing access to Foulness Island before the bridge over Havengore Creek was constructed.
A nice description of The Broomway can be found here:
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Geographical Context: Coastal Estuary, Marine Primary Subject: Ford Category: Ford other tags: Ford Tidal Ford Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Broomway [7] · Havengore Island [4] ·
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TQ9787, 38 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
John Walton   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 14 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 April, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9700 8708 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:32.8927N 0:50.3928E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 9698 8708
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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