SD4456 : Glasson Dock, Lancashire

taken 16 years ago, near to Glasson, Lancashire, Great Britain

Glasson Dock, Lancashire
Glasson Dock, Lancashire
Small working dock in the village of Glasson on the River Lune Estuary, near Lancaster.
A group of 18th century merchants from Lancaster built Glasson Dock to import goods from the West Indies in 1746.
Well-known cabinet makers Waring and Gillow started their business here by collecting mahogany dunnage used to protect cargoes arriving at Glasson, and using it to make furniture.
The area includes businesses, residential settlements dating back to the early days of the Dock, with shops, seafaring public houses, and leisure craft marinas.
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SD4456, 166 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 25 June, 2001   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 July, 2005
Category
Dock   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 445 561 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:59.9193N 2:50.8881W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 444 561
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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