SX9473 : Across the valley from Barnpark Road, 1/3

near to Teignmouth, Devon, Great Britain

Across the valley from Barnpark Road, 1/3
Across the valley from Barnpark Road, 1/3
The left-hand, southern part of a panorama. Below the viewpoint are semi-detached villas in Lower Brimley Road. Beyond and below them is Belgrave Terrace with the roofs of twentieth-century Edens Court beyond them. Climbing up the opposite hillside are the great villas of Higher Brimley.

The other two parts of this panorama are SX9473 : Across the valley from Barnpark Road: 2/3 and SX9473 : Across the valley from Barnpark Road: 3/3
Brimley valley, Teignmouth
The culverted watercourse in the valley is now known as the Brimley Brook. In centuries past it was the valley of "a rivulet", the Tame, that drained Holcombe Down and was joined by other streams to fill its own estuary that met the Teign where the back beach is. The Tame and a tidal marsh separated the settlements of East and West Teignmouth. Teignmouth's modern development began at the end of the seventeenth century after the ruin of the town by the French fleet in 1690. Over time the marsh was drained and the Tame tamed by culverting. The Brimley valley is today almost entirely developed as a pleasant residential district.

Source: Grace Griffiths. History of Teignmouth. Bradford on Avon: ELSP, 2001 edition.
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Sunday, 6 May, 2012   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 30 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe 
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Teignmouth 
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Higher Brimley  Lower Brimley 
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9408 7328 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.9794N 3:29.7844W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9422 7334
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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