SU2491 : Westmill wind farm, Watchfield - a new landmark

near to Watchfield, Oxfordshire, Great Britain

Westmill wind farm, Watchfield - a new landmark
Westmill wind farm, Watchfield - a new landmark
This is a slightly tighter view of the windfarm in the next county, construction of which has largely been completed (it is expected to start generating later this month). Plans for a windfarm on the old wartime airfield at Watchfield had their genesis in 1999 so it has taken 8 years for those plans to be realised. Even now people are objecting to what is now a fait accompli including one woman who moved into Shrivenham in 2004 - after planning permission had been granted. The viewpoint is the north-facing shoulder of Liddington Hill below the clump of trees in this image SU2180 : Liddington Hill, south of Swindon - beech clump Next image SU2491 : Westmill wind farm, Watchfield 1st February 2008 For a view of the viewpoint from the wind farm see this one LinkExternal link
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Friday, 1 February, 2008   (more nearby)
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Friday, 1 February, 2008
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Wind farm   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2423 9134 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:37.2219N 1:39.0847W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SU 2149 8042
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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