NY3704 : Bridge over Stock Ghyll

taken 15 years ago, near to Ambleside, Cumbria, Great Britain

Bridge over Stock Ghyll
Bridge over Stock Ghyll
Alongside Rydal Road (A591)
Stock Ghyll

Stock Ghyll is a tributary of the River Rothay, draining eventually into Windermere. It has a heavily industrialised past and once powered twelve watermills. It descends through a series of waterfalls to the centre of Ambleside where many of the old mill buildings whose wheels it used to turn can still be seen. The mills closed long ago, and most have now been demolished or been converted for other uses; some are used as shops.

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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 February, 2006   (more nearby)
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Thursday, 4 March, 2010
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Footbridge   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 376 046 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:26.0090N 2:57.8071W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NY 376 046
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