Short Screw Picket, Western Heights, Dover, Kent, United Kingdom (1)

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John Latter on August 19, 2009

A Short Screw Picket found on the Western Heights, Dover, UK.

Discovered in the undergrowth just below the South Military Road before the St Martin's Battery car-park.

Click to see a Short Screw Picket 'in situ', located about 20 feet from the one above.

The Short Screw Picket is also known as an Anchor Picket. More information can be found from, "Barbed Wire Entanglements" under Screw Pickets and Tanglefoot.

Click to see a 'full-size' corkscrew picket (used for supporting coils of barbed wire) which was previously found in the vicinity of the nearby Court's Folly.

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  • Uploaded on August 19, 2009
  • © All Rights Reserved
    by John Latter
    • Camera: PENTAX Corporation PENTAX K100D
    • Taken on 2009/08/19 10:53:22
    • Exposure: 0.013s (1/80)
    • Focal Length: 55.00mm
    • F/Stop: f/5.600
    • ISO Speed: ISO200
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
    • Flash fired