ST5460 : Obelisk on Breach Hill Lane, near Chew Stoke

taken 6 years ago, near to Nempnett Thrubwell, North Somerset, Great Britain

Obelisk on Breach Hill Lane, near Chew Stoke
Obelisk on Breach Hill Lane, near Chew Stoke
An obelisk on Breach Hill Lane, dating from the early-to-mid-19th century, is said to have been built as a waterworks marker. It has a square limestone plinth about 3 feet (1 m) high. The obelisk is about 32 feet (10 m) high with a pyramidal top and small opening at the top on two sides.Decorative column housing an air vent from the 'Line of Works', the original gravity-fed system taking water from the source of the Chew to Barrow settling tanks. See LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 April, 2012
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 549 604 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:20.4532N 2:38.9313W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 5494 6039
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