SO6909 : Boats at Bullo Pill

near to Newnham, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Boats at Bullo Pill
Boats at Bullo Pill
Bullo pill was once used as a port for exporting Forest of Dean coal and stone. The name 'pill' is Welsh and means a tidal inlet. At its peak it was handling over 1000 tons a day but by 1900 it had been superseded by the railway. Some boat restoration takes place here now.
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Wednesday, 3 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 6 May, 2006
Boat repair yard   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6905 0990 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:47.2137N 2:27.0058W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6933 0952
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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