Geo-Trips :: Following the Solar System walk south

Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

A walk from Maunsel Lock, Mon, 12 Jun 2017 by David Smith

A level walk from Maunsel Lock to Taunton; I didn't take many pictures in the first few miles as these had been Geographed on another walk

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ST3029 : Pillbox by road near Higher Lock by David Smith
Pillbox by road near Higher Lock
One of many along the canal as part of the Stop Line

ST3029 : Remains of a pillbox by the canal by David Smith
Remains of a pillbox by the canal
Also seen in Derek Harper's picture [[1586269]] where he comments that the front... more

ST2927 : Orchard at Charlton Manor by David Smith
Orchard at Charlton Manor

ST2625 : M5 bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
M5 bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2625 : Bridgwater and Taunton Canal east of Hyde Farm by David Smith
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal east of Hyde Farm

ST2625 : Bridge near Hyde Farm over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Bridge near Hyde Farm over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2525 : Bridgwater and Taunton Canal west of Hyde Farm by David Smith
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal west of Hyde Farm

ST2625 : Hyde Farm near Bathpool by David Smith
Hyde Farm near Bathpool

ST2526 : Bathpool Bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Bathpool Bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2526 : Swing bridge at Bathpool over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Swing bridge at Bathpool over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2526 : The swing bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal at Bathpool by David Smith
The swing bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal at Bathpool

ST2526 : Boats moored at Bathpool on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Boats moored at Bathpool on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2526 : Boats moored at Bathpool by David Smith
Boats moored at Bathpool

ST2426 : Deer on canal towpath at Bathpool by David Smith
Deer on canal towpath at Bathpool

ST2426 : Power lines crossing Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Power lines crossing Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2426 : Housing estate at Maidenbrook by David Smith
Housing estate at Maidenbrook

ST2426 : Neptune in the Solar System walk by David Smith
Neptune in the Solar System walk

ST2426 : Canal towpath opposite Maidenbrook, passing Neptune by David Smith
Canal towpath opposite Maidenbrook, passing Neptune
On the Solar System walk, four paces covers about one million miles. A bench... more

ST2426 : Venture Way bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Venture Way bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2426 : Amphenol industrial building by David Smith
Amphenol industrial building

ST2325 : Western Venture Way bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Western Venture Way bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Bridgwater and Taunton Canal with industry in Obridge by David Smith
Bridgwater and Taunton Canal with industry in Obridge

ST2325 : A358 bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
A358 bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Under the A358 by the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Under the A358 by the Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Railway bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Railway bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal in Obridge by David Smith
Footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal in Obridge

ST2325 : Pipe and footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Pipe and footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : New apartments overlooking Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
New apartments overlooking Bridgwater and Taunton Canal
The development was not complete at the time of the photograph

ST2325 : New (in 2017) bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
New (in 2017) bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Old and new by canal in Taunton by David Smith
Old and new by canal in Taunton
An old commercial building alongside 21st century apartments

ST2325 : Lock on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal at Firepool by David Smith
Lock on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal at Firepool

ST2325 : Warning on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal by David Smith
Warning on Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

ST2325 : Weir on River Tone by David Smith
Weir on River Tone

ST2224 : Cricket at Taunton by David Smith
Cricket at Taunton

ST2225 : Slipway into River Tone in Firepool by David Smith
Slipway into River Tone in Firepool

ST2224 : Pluto at the end of the Somerset Space walk (Solar System walk) by David Smith
Pluto at the end of the Somerset Space walk (Solar System walk)

ST2224 : The Bridge over River Tone by David Smith
The Bridge over River Tone

ST2224 : Cafe by River Tone by David Smith
Cafe by River Tone
The Shed is converted from a former public toilet block

ST2224 : Roots Cafe, corner of St James Street and North Street by David Smith
Roots Cafe, corner of St James Street and North Street
The older inscription in the facade names the building as "Corner House"

ST2224 : The Brewhouse Theatre by David Smith
The Brewhouse Theatre

ST2225 : The Ale House, North Town, Taunton by David Smith
The Ale House, North Town, Taunton

ST2225 : The Plough Inn, Station Road by David Smith
The Plough Inn, Station Road
The narrow facade retains some low-relief carving around the window

ST2225 : The Royal Ashton Hotel, Taunton by David Smith
The Royal Ashton Hotel, Taunton
The doorway has a decorated plasterwork surround

ST2225 : Station Road, Taunton and the station bridge by David Smith
Station Road, Taunton and the station bridge

ST2225 : Railway bridge over Station Road, Taunton by David Smith
Railway bridge over Station Road, Taunton
Close to the railway station

ST2225 : Plaque on Taunton Station by David Smith
Plaque on Taunton Station
Reading: Great Western Railway 150th Anniversary 1835-1985. The first passenger... more

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