TQ0547 : Warren Lane, Albury (7)

taken 7 years ago, near to Albury, Surrey, Great Britain

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, 152 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 27 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 30 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Village, Rural settlement  Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
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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