SO5716 : The old Ross and Monmouth Railway line

taken 4 years ago, near to English Bicknor, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The old Ross and Monmouth Railway line
The old Ross and Monmouth Railway line
View west towards Symonds Yat along the old trackbed of the Ross and Monmouth Railway. Opened in 1873 and closed in 1959.

The trackbed here now forms part of the Wye Valley Walk which runs from Chepstow to Plynlimon via Monmouth, Hereford, Builth Wells and Rhayader.


The house on the left is a holiday cottage having been recently converted. In its past incarnation as a barn it was used for filming in the film Shadowlands (1993) starring Anthony Hopkins and Debra Winger.
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SO5716, 38 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Paths  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Railways 
Long Distance Path (from Tags)
Wye Valley Walk 
Place (from Tags)
Wye Valley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5727 1607 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:50.4953N 2:37.2978W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 57289 16138
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Railway (Dismantled) 

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