SY6873 : Floodgate at the south end of Brandy Row, Chiswell, Portland

taken 8 months ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

Floodgate at the south end of Brandy Row, Chiswell, Portland
Floodgate at the south end of Brandy Row, Chiswell, Portland
The gate closes against a cill, right. What looks like a rubber flap along the bottom of the gate then creates a better seal. This, other floodgates, the sea wall and promenade are part of the Chesil Sea Defence Scheme constructed between 1958 and 1965.
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SY6873, 370 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 17 September, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Coastal  Boundary, Barrier  Village, Rural settlement 
Postcode District (from Tags)
DT5 
Place (from Tags)
Chiswell 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6838 7331 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:33.5210N 2:26.8649W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6838 7330
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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Floodgate  Isle of Portland  Flood Defences 

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