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2 edition of Spurn Point. found in the catalog.

Spurn Point.

Les Bicknell

Spurn Point.

by Les Bicknell

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Published by L. Bicknell in Suffolk .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL19301451M

Spurn, Calgary, Alberta. 1, likes 53 talking about this. Grinding Noise Mongers. New record "At The Precipice of Excitation" out now! Download for free at: or wherever Followers: K. Spurn Point Battery was built to defend ports along the Humber. It was constructed in to contain four inch weapons. In two further inch guns were installed but this later became a separate site called Green Battery (see UID ).

Spurn: | | | ||Spurn Head|| | | | | |||| World Heritage Encyclopedia, the aggregation of the largest online encyclopedias available, and the most definitive. Go on Safari at Spurn and enjoy a guided two and a half tour looking out for wildlife and discovered more about the fascinating heritage of Yorkshire's very own 'Land's End'. Climb aboard the all-terrain Unimog for a tour with a difference along Spurn on: Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head, HULL.

Evidence of Spurn’s historical past still exists, including the remains of a railway track, built by the army in and maintained by them until the s. Old gun emplacements can also be found on the point dating from the First World War. In lifeboat men came to live on the point . By continuing to browse the site you are agreeing to our use of cookies. I Understand.


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Spurn Point by Les Bicknell Download PDF EPUB FB2

Harry Owmuch of Spurn Point book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. When Harry was born on Spurn Point those thousands of years ag. The Saint of Spurn Point [Phil Mathison] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

A local history publication on the life of Wilgils, the Saint of Spurn Point. The Yorkshire Coast from Spurn Point to Staithes book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

The Yorkshire Coast from Spurn Point. book Poin /5. Spurn Point is an unusual place. It is a long, thin, curving and constantly-moving peninsula. At its narrowest point only about 30 metres separate the rolling waves Spurn Point. book the North Sea and the mud flatts /5(). Spurn Point is now a nature reserve, owned by the Yorkshire Wildlife consists of beach, mudflats, saltmarsh, dunes, grassland, saline lagoons and native sea buckthorn scrub.

Spurn Point Lighthouse lighthouse is a round brick tower, measuring feet (39 metres) high, it was built in Spurn Discovery Centre: A purpose-built centre helping you make the most of your visit to this iconic site on the East Yorkshire coast. Spurn is one of Yorkshire Wildlife Trust's best nature reserves, not just for its spectacular wildlife but also for its incredible views and rich history.

Sailing the Rails – A New History of Spurn and its Military Railway by Howard Frost is a more recent page book with delightful photography highlighting the story of a four-mile railway along the sand dunes of Spurn. The area known as Spurn forms the southern extremity of the Holderness coast and includes the unique feature of Spurn Point, a sand and shingle spit km long, reaching across the mouth of the Humber.

Geology of Spurn. Spurn is made up of the material which has been transported along the Holderness Coast. This includes sand, sediment and shingle. I'm sure you will remember me posting about Alice Fox and her time as artist in residence at the light house at Spurn Point.

Alice has published an page book based on her time at Spurn. "Textures of Spurn" is full of thoughts and observations (and not in an arty farty way, I'm sure you know what I mean), and wonderful photographs of Spurn Point and Alice's work.

Description. The lighthouse built at Spurn Point in is the last lighthouse built on this site. At least 4 other lighthouses have been built and either washed away by the sea or made redundant because the light(s) no longer aligned with the safe channel up the river Humber.

Humber. Spurn Head or Point, the long narrow spit of sand and shingle that stretches about a third ofthe way across the mouth of the estuary would therefore appear to be an obvious place for a lighthouse. It is also a place which has undergone much change; indeed the present spit appears to.

Spurn Bird Observatory has a long standing tradition of supporting young people with a keen interest in birding, ringing, and all things ornithological. Over the years, many birders have spent time at the Obs in their younger days, where they have been encouraged to hone their skills and experience and develop a life-long passion for birds.

Spurn Point. Spurn has been affected by severe tidal erosion. It is constantly changing and therefore the area can be very dangerous, especially for travelling anglers. Tides, strong currents and soft sand underfoot mean that it is very dangerous to enter the water on the wash over area.

Attractions near Spurn Lighthouse: ( km) Spurn Point ( km) Spurn Bird Observatory ( km) Cleethorpes Coast Light Railway ( km) Donna Nook Nature Reserve ( km) Visit the Bunker - RAF Holmpton; View all attractions near Spurn Lighthouse on Tripadvisor/5(5). Spurn. Welcome,you are looking at books for reading, the Spurn, you will able to read or download in Pdf or ePub books and notice some of author may have lock the live reading for some of ore it need a FREE signup process to obtain the book.

If it available for your country it will shown as book reader and user fully subscribe will benefit by having full access to all It is the first definitive work on the birds of the Spurn area including Easington with records dating back to the midth Century. The book is hard backed with over pages and full colour throughout.

Spurn starts off from Talina's POV, she's the first of the other half-walkers that Abby has to track down. The author switches back to Abby's POV very early into the story, and it remains that way for the rest of the book/5(). Spurn Safaris take place aboard a giant ex-military Unimog vehicle which acts as a giant mobile wildlife hide - so even regular visitors will enjoy this new vantage point.

These regular two hour safari events include full commentary throughout, a guided walk and a chance to climb to the top of the on: Spurn National Nature Reserve, Spurn Head.

This book covers everything of an ornithological nature about the Spurn recording area, including Easington: all species recorded up to and including along with ringing information, a history of the ornithology of Spurn, site introduction with maps and information on the activities of the Observatory – from bird ringing to monitoring migration - a mammoth undertaking by author, Andy Roadhouse, and a.

An 80 page book Textures of Spurn was published to document the residency with my images and diary extracts. A slide show documenting the development of the project can be viewed here.

More information about the project and the gallery tour can be found on the residency blog. It is a tradition which began more than years ago, when George III was on the throne and Britain was at war with France.

But living on Spurn Point is Author: Rob Preece. Spurn Point has played an important role in the defence of Britain. During the Napoleonic Wars a battery with barracks was established there. InSpurn Fort was established on the Point, whilst at the mouth of the estuary Bull Sands Fort and Haile Sands Fort were erected on sand banks.4/5(1).

Spurn point is located south of Kilnsea, Hull. It covers hectares and is free of charge to explore. It covers hectares and is free of charge to explore. It offers a long and generally flat walk along the beach and path.