SX4773 : The Tavistock Canal

taken 12 years ago, near to Tavistock, Devon, Great Britain

The Tavistock Canal
The Tavistock Canal
This canal linked Tavistock with the Tamar port of Morwellham in the early part of the 19th century and was used to carry copper ore and other heavy goods, which all ended in 1859 when Tavistock was linked to the railway network. The canal is now used as one of the water supplies for the Morwellham Hydro Electric plant.
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SX4773, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 February, 2007
Category
Canal (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 477 731 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.2680N 4:9.0001W
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