SU5878 : Power lines beside Bennet's Wood

taken 7 years ago, near to Streatley, West Berkshire, Great Britain

Power lines beside Bennet's Wood
Power lines beside Bennet's Wood
Bennet's Wood comprises mature, mixed oak, ash and conifer but the pylons dwarf it. See: SU5884 : Halfpenny Lane under the power lines. Strictly speaking these are lattice steel transmission towers, not pylons. They may be carrying power lines with 275,000 volts potential. They emanate from the power station at Didcot. Do they improve the visual amenity? Would it be wonderful if there were lots more due to an unnecessary proliferation of wind-farms? I can't answer either of those questions in the affirmative!
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5870 7892 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:30.3703N 1:9.3378W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 5861 7895
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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