ST1972 : Basin outside the Cardiff bay barrage

near to Penarth, The Vale of Glamorgan/Bro Morgannwg, Great Britain

Basin outside the Cardiff bay barrage
Basin outside the Cardiff bay barrage
This is located on the tidal side of the barrage, just below Penarth Head. The structure stretching to the right from the viewpoint is the western jetty enclosing the access area leading to the three locks in the barrage (the entrance to one of which can be seen on the left). The structure opposite is the eastern breakwater.
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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2011
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Geograph
Date Taken
Thursday, 23 June, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 June, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Boundary, Barrier  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Near (from Tags)
Penarth 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1912 7255 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.7684N 3:9.9124W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1905 7232
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Cardiff Bay Barrage  Jetty  Barrage  Lock 

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