SX8962 : Site of Hollicombe gas works

taken 3 years ago, near to Cockington, Torbay, Great Britain

Site of Hollicombe gas works
Site of Hollicombe gas works
The circular bases of the gasometers remain in place, though the site of the former gas works has been transformed into a park, the work beginning in March 1979. Today, the grassed areas of the park are well kept, but many of the shrubs are overgrown and the nearest tree pictured here is dead. The large tree on the left is a Plane tree, planted on 7th March 1979 by Councillor R.J.C. Coombe, then Mayor of Torbay, to commemorate the beginning of the work creating the park. A plaque recording the event is attached to a large boulder beneath the tree. Detail of plaque: SX8962 : Plaque in Hollicombe Park.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 18 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 30 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Park and Public Gardens 
Place (from Tags)
Torquay 
Primary Subject of Photo
Park 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8975 6235 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:27.0359N 3:33.2563W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 8978 6236
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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