SX4371 : The weir at Gunnislake

taken 46 years ago, near to Gunnislake, Cornwall, Great Britain

The weir at Gunnislake
The weir at Gunnislake
View northwards from the river to the steep slopes of Hatch Wood with Chimney Rock above the weir. This marks the end of the tidal range and is the limit of navigation of the Tamar. There were plans to extend the navigation to Launceston to meet the Bude Canal, but this never came about. The Tamar Manure Navigation Canal did bypass to the left of this weir to take dock-dung from Plymouth to the farms further upstream and coal to the Gunnislake gas works.
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SX4371, 108 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
September 1971   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 February, 2008
Category
Weir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 436 711 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.1633N 4:12.3780W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 436 710
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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