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Aldeburgh - Slaughden sea defences  19 November 2004

 

Aldeburgh May 2005

 

The edge of Aldeburgh and the approach to Orford Ness.

 

The new Coastguard lookout.

 

 

Southern Aldeburgh's new silhouette.

 

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The sailing club at Slaughden.

 

 

A dyke separates the River Alde from the town of Aldeburgh.

 

The Martello Tower at Slaughden, with the steep scarp of beach material in the foreground.

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The beach material has been bulldozed here in the past, so it is unsafe to read the direction of longshore drift from the deposits!

 

Groynes, beach material and Thorpeness in the distance.

 

 

 

The southern end of the sea wall, with groynes and rip rap looking north.

 

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The ubiquitous fishermen .. looking south along Orford Ness.

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Suffolk Aldeburgh Slaughden coastguards beach defences groynes

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