TQ2704 : Hove Lagoon

taken 4 years ago, near to Portslade-by-Sea, Brighton And Hove, Great Britain

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Hove Lagoon
Hove Lagoon
Once the site of the mouth of the River Adur until it was blocked and recut elsewhere in the early nineteenth century. The area remained marshy ground until the 1920s when the local council landscaped the area and turned it into a boating lake. It is still used for watersports though tends to be used as a learning pool for windsurfers and the like. The building on the left is the boathouse. Beyond the lagoon is Aldrington Basin and the start of the industrial area of the canal marked by the tall floodlight.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 September, 2016   (more nearby)
Saturday, 1 October, 2016
Boating lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2700 0460 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.6210N 0:11.8894W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2706 0460
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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