ST1973 : View from the Cardiff bay barrage

taken 6 years ago, near to Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

View from the Cardiff bay barrage
View from the Cardiff bay barrage
Looking out across the Bristol Channel/Môr Hafren towards the islands of Flat Holm and Steep Holm. From this angle, they look as if they were one, but in fact there's about 4km of water between them. The buoys on the right indicate the approach to the locks in the barrier.
Although not 'ancient and historic' yet, the barrage is registered in the Coflein[1] database LinkExternal link .
1. Coflein
The Royal Commission on the Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales (RCAHMW) maintains a web data base ('Coflein') of all the records it holds. Each data set has a short description and is classified in terms of period and function, and sources of surveys of the location are given. Search Coflein at: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 25 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Boundary, Barrier  Islands  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1923 7321 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:27.1254N 3:9.8265W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1923 7321
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Cardiff Bay Barrage  Steep Holm  Flat Holm  Bristol Channel  Barrage  Mor Hafren 

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