SX9688 : Looking along the railway line to Topsham Station

taken 13 years ago, near to Topsham, Devon, Great Britain

Looking along the railway line to Topsham Station
Looking along the railway line to Topsham Station
Topsham

Topsham is a large village / small town on the Exe Estuary just south of Exeter. The town has a long history, it was a Celtic settlement, then the Roman port for Exeter. It was an important Saxon settlement and the church dates from the 10th century. It remained a port until the 19th century. The town has a variety of interesting architectural styles and numerous Listed buildings. LinkExternal link
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Avocet Line

The Avocet Line is the railway line in Devon connecting Exeter with Exmouth Link . It was originally built by the London and South Western Railway. The line follows the Exe Estuary for most of its route, giving views of the estuary. The line is named after the Pied Avocet, which live in the estuary. Opened in 1861.

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SX9688, 539 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 28 December, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 6 January, 2009
Category
Railway   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 967 882 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:41.0884N 3:27.7574W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 968 881
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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