NY8718 : Fence across moorland

taken 4 years ago, near to Grains o' Th' Beck, County Durham, Great Britain

Fence across moorland
Fence across moorland
The fence is a recent addition to the landscape. It's a common enough post and wire construction but with a tape running as a top strand rather than the usual barbed wire. It's supposed that the tape is there as an alert for low-flying grouse which can be found regularly, dead beside moorland fences having flown into them due to not being able to discern the thin wires. The tape actually has metal threads running through the plastic weave; such tapes are used as electric fences particularly temporary ones but this one is not electrified.
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Date Taken
Friday, 24 March, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 March, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Boundary, Barrier  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Fence 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 871 189 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.9529N 2:11.9963W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 872 189
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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Heather and Grass Moorland  Post and Wire Fence 

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