2022

NU2328 : High tide at Beadnell

taken 2 years ago, near to Beadnell, Northumberland, England

High tide at Beadnell
High tide at Beadnell
Looking towards the harbour and lime kilns.
Beadnell Harbour

Beadnell Harbour is unique on the east coast of Britain, in that it has a west facing entrance. The harbour piers are Grade II listed. LinkExternal link

Beadnell Lime Kilns

Three lime kilns, the earliest built in 1789, are located to the east of Beadnell Harbour. By 1822 the kiln had fallen out of use and was used for curing herring. Limestone was burnt in limekilns to make lime, which was used to improve the quality of soil. Lime from these kilns was sent to Scotland from the nearby harbour. They are now used by local fishermen to store lobster pots. They are Grade II Listed Buildings. LinkExternal link

Beadnell Bay :: NU2327

Beadnell Bay, a sandy beach stretching 3 km (1.8 miles) to the south of the village of Beadnell, contains a nationally-important colony of Little Tern and the largest mainland colony of Arctic Tern in the United Kingdom. The beach was awarded the Blue Flag rural beach award in 2005.
The beach is backed by a series of sand dunes.


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Geographical Context: Coastal Primary Subject: Beach
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Lime Kilns [70] · Looking across the Harbour [30] · High Tide [10] ·
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NU2328, 355 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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DS Pugh   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 1 July, 2022   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 July, 2022
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 2372 2859 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:33.0263N 1:37.5358W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 23717 28632
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