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Filename: 28403_001.jpg

Size: 6048 x 4032 (4.4MB)

Date: 6th June 2013

Source: Historic England

Credit: © Historic England. Dave MacLeo

Copyright Status: Copyrighted Work

Urgency (1-8) 5=normal: 5

Source: Historic England Archive

Owner URL: images.historicenglandservices.org.uk

Job Title: Photographer

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Coastal erosion 28403_001

Fort Godwin coastal battery, Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire. The Godwin Battery was built to defend the Humber Estuary during the First Wold War. The impact of coastal erosion can be clearly seen in this photograph of June 2013. TA4116/90

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EDITORS COMMENTS
This print titled "Coastal erosion 28403_001" by Dave MacLeod offers a poignant glimpse into the relentless forces of nature and the historical significance it unveils. The image showcases Fort Godwin coastal battery, situated in Kilnsea, East Riding of Yorkshire. Originally constructed as a defense mechanism during the First World War to safeguard the Humber Estuary, this formidable structure now stands as a testament to both human ingenuity and the power of coastal erosion. Taken in June 2013, this aerial shot vividly captures the visible impact of relentless erosion on this historic site. As one's gaze drifts over the photograph, it becomes apparent how time and tides have gradually eroded away sections of what was once an imposing military stronghold. The encroaching sea has carved deep scars into its foundations, leaving behind an eerie reminder of nature's unyielding force. The juxtaposition between man-made structures and natural elements is striking; it serves as a stark reminder that even our most robust creations are ultimately subject to nature's whims. This photograph invites contemplation on themes such as impermanence and resilience while highlighting humanity's struggle against time itself. Dave MacLeod skillfully captures not only a moment frozen in time but also an important historical narrative etched onto these weathered walls. Through his lens, we are transported back to an era when fortifications like Fort Godwin stood tall against potential threats from across the seas – reminding us that history is ever-present within our

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