ST4539 : The South Drain

taken 10 years ago, near to Meare, Somerset, Great Britain

The South Drain
The South Drain
Taken from the old railway bridge, this shows the South Drain as it flows northwards to meet the Glastonbury Canal. Both then head west-north-west across the Somerset Levels towards the Bristol Channel.

On the left is part of Walton Heath. More specifically, the area seen in the photograph is a former peat excavation area which was known as 'Signal Pole' and was worked by Fisons PLC. A lot of the fields or 'grounds' where peat excavation took place were given names. It is now flooded and forms part of the Ham Wall Reserve.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 3 February, 2008
Category
Drain   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 450 392 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:9.0133N 2:47.1859W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 451 395
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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