ST2927 : Orchard at Charlton Manor

taken 9 months ago, near to Durston, Somerset, Great Britain

Orchard at Charlton Manor
Orchard at Charlton Manor
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal is a canal between Bridgwater and Taunton, opened in 1827 and linking the River Tone to the River Parrett.
Despite commercial traffic ceasing in 1907, the infrastructure was maintained in good order, and the canal was used for the transport of water from 1962. Somerset County Council have restored the canal as a leisure facility, this was completed in 1994, when the canal was reopened throughout. Bridgwater Docks have been restored as a marina, but there is no navigable connection to the River Parrett, as the canal still transports drinking water for the people of Bridgwater.

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Date Taken
Monday, 12 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Canals 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2953 2703 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.2973N 3:0.3879W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2956 2703
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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