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TQ2913 :: Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank

Taken 14 years ago by Peter Cox near Pyecombe, West Sussex, England

Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank by Peter Cox
Pyecombe, turnpike earthbank

In 1808 the turnpike from Brighton to Lowell heath was lowered to ease the gradient on Clayton hill and the spoil probably used to construct an earthbank across Wish bottom to even out the gradient. The turnpike swings to the left (south) joining the Roman Nore road where the two lines of Hawthorn meet (centre left). The village of Pyecombe can just be seen in the distance (centre left)
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Subject Grid Square TQ2913
Subject Lat/Long 50.904679,-0.161025 (click to view more nearby images)
Near Pyecombe, West Sussex, England
Photographer Peter Cox
Taken 20071230 200712 2007 (about 14 years ago)
Submitted 2007-12-30
Subject earthwork ·
Group Turnpike ·
Term heath · nore road · brighton · clayton hill · swings · gradient ·

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