SJ1943 : Horseshoe Falls, River Dee, Berwyn

taken 29 years ago, near to Berwyn, Denbighshire/Sir Ddinbych, Great Britain

Horseshoe Falls, River Dee, Berwyn
Horseshoe Falls, River Dee, Berwyn
The Horseshoe Falls is a picturesque semicircular weir designed by the famous engineer Thomas Telford in 1806 to supply water to the Llangollen branch of the Shropshire Union Canal. Until the coming of the railways, the canal was busy with narrowboats carrying slates to Birmingham and London. Unfortunately, the canal took so much water from the river that many of the mills on the river Dee went out of business.

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SJ1943, 236 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
March 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 5 February, 2008
Category
Weir   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 195 432 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.8534N 3:11.9897W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 196 432
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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