SY3192 : Track and road, Alder Grove

taken 5 years ago, near to Pinhay, Devon, Great Britain

Track and road, Alder Grove
Track and road, Alder Grove
A curious spot. The unfenced lane through Shapwick Grange Farm performs an extravagant hairpin off to the left here, although it is scarcely doing so in order to gain height. At the point of the hairpin is the entrance road into Uplyme Quarry, which works chalk and sandstone LinkExternal link . Clearly impatient with the circuitous route around the bend, vehicles have carved short cuts across the neck of it, of which this is one. The chalk is much in evidence. Alder Grove is the wood on the right. You can see Shapwick Cottages up the valley ahead.
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Date Taken
Friday, 31 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Paths  Grassland  Housing, Dwellings  Roads, Road transport  Woodland, Forest  Heath, Scrub 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 3150 9213 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.4842N 2:58.3092W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 3151 9212
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Track  Valley  Unfenced Road  Trees  Wood 

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