2015

TQ0547 : Warren Lane, Albury (7)

taken 9 years ago, near to Albury, Surrey, England

Warren Lane, Albury (7)
Warren Lane, Albury (7)
Warren Lane runs south - and uphill - from Albury village, to Albury Warren. There are many sunken 'hollow ways' in the Greensand hills, and a fair number - though not this one - have been adopted as motor roads. Warren Lane, I suspect, remains pretty much as it was before the motor era.

Looking at the U-shaped cross-section, I find it hard to imagine how any horse-drawn vehicle ever got through - unless the profile was once much more flat-bottomed. It may well be that the 'softer' U-shaped profile has come about (through accumulation of eroded material?) since the lane was abandoned as a regular vehicular route.

The view here is downhill (roughly north) showing the final stretch of the lane before the village is reached.

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TQ0547, 153 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Stefan Czapski   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 27 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 April, 2015
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0534 4765 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:13.1005N 0:29.5847W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 0535 4764
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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