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TQ2913 :: Bridleway near Pyecombe

Taken 2 years ago by Malc McDonald near Pyecombe, West Sussex, England

Bridleway near Pyecombe by Malc McDonald
Bridleway near Pyecombe

A public bridleway on the South Downs ridge, near Pyecombe. Visible on the hillside in the distance are two windmills, known as Jack and Jill.
South Downs
The South Downs is one of the four areas of chalk downland in southern England. They extend from the eastern side of Hampshire through Sussex, culminating in the cliffs at Beachy Head. The South Downs is England's newest National Park, its designation taking effect on March 31, 2010. There are many Sites of Special Scientific Interest within the park. The area is relatively unpopulated, although along its southern periphery there is an almost uninterrupted ribbon of seaside towns. It is extremely popular with walkers, having one principal long distance footpath, the South Downs Way, and many interconnecting ones. There are three principal gaps in the upland through which rivers flow; and there are also many dry valleys along its length. The South Downs have a long history; there are archaeological remains from Neolithic times. Until the middle of the 20th century, sheep-rearing was the main occupation of those living on the Downs. At 886ft, Butser Hill is the highest point of the South Downs. Extract from Wikipedia LinkExternal link
Jack & Jill Windmills
Clayton Windmills, known locally as Jack and Jill, stand on the South Downs above the village of Clayton, West Sussex. They comprise a post mill and a tower mill, and the roundhouse of a former post mill. All three are Grade II* listed buildings. Jill Windmill, built in 1821 in Brighton and moved to its present site in 1852 is open to the public most Sundays whilst Jack Windmill, built in 1866, is privately owned, LinkExternal link
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Subject Grid Square TQ2913
Subject Lat/Long 50.905277,-0.164557 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Pyecombe, West Sussex, England
Photographer Malc McDonald
Taken 20190413 201904 2019 (about 2 years ago)
Submitted 2019-04-18
Snippet Jack & Jill Windmills · South Downs ·
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Subject bridleway ·
Tag bridleway · South Downs · place:South Downs · Public Bridleway · rights of way:bridleway · national park:South Downs · near:Brighton · county:West Sussex · near:Clayton · near:Pyecombe · area:South Downs ·
Group South Downs · Jack and Jill Windmills · Bridleway Near Pyecombe · Near Pyecombe ·

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