ST3310 : Chard: site of Chard Common Incline

taken 7 years ago, near to Chaffcombe, Somerset, Great Britain

Chard: site of Chard Common Incline
Chard: site of Chard Common Incline
Seen from a public footpath. The Chard Canal was short lived - it was completed in 1842, in the railway age, and was abandoned in 1866. The incline was 1032 feet long and took tub boats up 86 feet to the summit level of the canal. It was powered by a turbine, fed from the Chard Reservoir, now a local nature reserve
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ST3310, 17 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Historic sites and artefacts  Grassland  Village, Rural settlement  Derelict, Disused  Woodland, Forest  Canals 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3379 1036 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.3349N 2:56.5606W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3385 1036
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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