TF0915 : Warning notices on old Pylon

taken 10 months ago, near to Thurlby, Lincolnshire, Great Britain

Warning notices on old Pylon
Warning notices on old Pylon
Pylons are easier to climb than wooden poles, and have to be fitted with these barbed wire barriers
Removing the pylons between Deeping and Bourne
A story appeared in the Stamford Mercury (LinkExternal link ) about the removal of 52 pylons between Bourne and West Deeping.

Starting in December 2017 Western Power constructed 3km of new underground cable and 6.5km of new overhead line, using 61 wooden poles next to the existing circuit.

June 2018 saw the removal of 9.7km of high voltage overhead lines that ran between West Deeping and Bourne, removing what the newspaper said "many people see as a blot on the landscape".

I am not convinced that the replacement of one overhead line with another is a substantive improvement, but it's underway so I went to record the demise of one line and the new one alongside it.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 31 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Derelict, Disused  Flat landscapes 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 0973 1539 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.5022N 0:22.5998W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 09707 15415
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Disused Pylon  Fenland  Warning Signs  Warning Notices 

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