TQ3612 : On Plumpton Plain

taken 4 years ago, near to Plumpton, East Sussex, Great Britain

On Plumpton Plain
On Plumpton Plain
A dry section of bridleway across the ridge of Plumpton Plain, heading for the next hill, Blackcap.
South Downs
The South Downs is one of the four areas of chalk downland in southern England. They extend from the eastern side of Hampshire through Sussex, culminating in the cliffs at Beachy Head.
The South Downs is England's newest National Park, its designation taking effect on March 31, 2010. There are many Sites of Special Scientific Interest within the park.
The area is relatively unpopulated, although along its southern periphery there is an almost uninterrupted ribbon of seaside towns. It is extremely popular with walkers, having one principal long distance footpath, the South Downs Way, and many interconnecting ones. There are three principal gaps in the upland through which rivers flow; and there are also many dry valleys along its length.
The South Downs have a long history; there are archaeological remains from Neolithic times. Until the middle of the 20th century, sheep-rearing was the main occupation of those living on the Downs.

At 886ft, Butser Hill is the highest point of the South Downs.

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South Downs Way
The South Downs Way is a long distance footpath in Southern England and is one of Britain's National Trails. It runs for around 100 miles from Winchester in Hampshire to Eastbourne in Sussex, with a small loop around Eastbourne. The South Downs Way passes through the South Downs, a beautiful area which is now a National Park. The path mainly follows old routes and droveways along the Chalk escarpment. The majority of the path is a bridleway and so can be used by horse-riders and cyclists too.
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TQ3612, 71 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 18 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 3 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Paths  Grassland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridleway 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 3620 1260 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.8096N 0:3.8780W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 36125 12606
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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