Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

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Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby PilgrimPhil » 27 Aug 2020, 13:27

We did a walk from Ken Hill woods to Snettisham beach yesterday and, on the way back, came across a concrete trackway that appeared to have a form of rail track, just north of the Shepherd Point car park. It was straight & heading towards the beach. It was the seaward side of the defence embankment. Was this something from WW2?

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Re: Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby EWW » 27 Aug 2020, 14:35

It led to this place PilgrimP.

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Re: Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby PilgrimPhil » 27 Aug 2020, 15:42

Thanks but this link seems to relate to Titchwell & Holme rather than Snettisham.

So is this a similar set up for gunnery training too?

It is pretty evident on Google Earth - slanting north west above the carpark at Shepherds Port
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Re: Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby EWW » 27 Aug 2020, 15:52

Sorry Phil..posted up wrong link. The gunnery school is mentioned in other links. I try to keep things related together but it can be a bit of a slog.

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Re: Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby PilgrimPhil » 27 Aug 2020, 16:02

Thanks very much - buried deep with that link is the answer!!!
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Re: Concrete trackway at Snettisham beach

Postby incony » 24 Feb 2021, 07:36

PilgrimPhil wrote:Thanks very much - buried deep with that link is the answer!!!


for those interested, i do recommend Britain From Above, Login to use its zoom in/ out - its free. and has images all along that part
of the coast.... when you have logged in, use the map to go where you want to see - you can do that without log in, but the zoom
in / out wont appear until you do. example. https://www.britainfromabove.org.uk/en/image/EAW050949
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