Vingtaine de la Rocque

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Vingtaine de la Rocque
La Rocque
Vingtaine
The harbour of La Rocque formerly sustained a fishing community
The harbour of La Rocque formerly sustained a fishing community
Vingtaine de la Rocque is located in Channel Islands
Vingtaine de la Rocque
Vingtaine de la Rocque
The vingtaine shown within the Channel Islands
Coordinates: 49°9′56″N 2°1′56″W / 49.16556°N 2.03222°W / 49.16556; -2.03222Coordinates: 49°9′56″N 2°1′56″W / 49.16556°N 2.03222°W / 49.16556; -2.03222
Crown Dependency Jersey, Channel Islands
Parish Grouville

Vingtaine de la Rocque is one of the four vingtaines of Grouville Parish on the Channel Island of Jersey.[1]

Transport[edit]

The Jersey Eastern Railway opened a station, at La Rocque, on 7 August 1873. The station was subsequently closed on 21 June 1929, and the station no longer exists.[2]

Harbour[edit]

La Rocque harbour lies within the vingtaine.[3]

Nature[edit]

A Little Egret on the beach at La Rocque

Waders and seabirds make regular use of the exposed shoreline and nearby fields for feeding.[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.parish.gov.je/events_mon.asp?parish_id=6&file_yy=2006&file_mm=November
  2. ^ "La Rocque Station". Disused Stations. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  3. ^ "Domesday Reloaded: LA ROCQUE HARBOUR". BBC. 1970-01-01. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 
  4. ^ Jersey Birds. "Locations - La Rocque". Jersey Birds. Retrieved 2012-10-09. 

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