ST1422 : Grand Western Canal - aqueduct over River Tone

taken 3 years ago, near to Nynehead, Somerset, Great Britain

Grand Western Canal - aqueduct over River Tone
Grand Western Canal - aqueduct over River Tone
The photographer is standing on the towpath as it crosses the bridge over the River Tone. The river is visible on the left.

On the right is the disused aqueduct, part of the old Grand Western Canal. The aqueduct is just wide enough to contain the narrow tub-boats used on the 13.5 mile section of the canal from Taunton to Lowdwells. This section of the canal closed in 1867 after being in operation for nearly 30 years.

The narrow canal aqueduct can be seen from a different angle in the following linked photos.
ST1422 : Aqueduct that once carried the Grand Western Canal across the River Tone
ST1422 : Disused aqueduct now carries a footpath across the River Tone
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 1 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 5 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Canals  Paths 
Image Buckets ?
Gone 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal Towpath 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1469 2233 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:59.6412N 3:13.0182W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 1470 2238
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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