SX2770 : Ancient and modern

taken 8 years ago, near to Minions, Cornwall, Great Britain

Ancient and modern
Ancient and modern
An old stone wall surrounds the complex on top of Caradon Hill which contains various telecommunications transmitters and antennae. The masts transmit analogue and digital radio signals and, since August 2009, only digital tv signals to most of Cornwall, that is, the area east of Truro and Falmouth. The main mast is 237.7 metres (780 feet) tall and was constructed in 1961.
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SX2770, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 27 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 1 October, 2009
Category
Telecommunications mast   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 2722 7067 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:30.6158N 4:26.2910W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 27020 70490
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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