SX4853 : Phoenix Wharf - Plymouth

taken 9 years ago, near to Plymouth, Great Britain

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Phoenix Wharf - Plymouth
Phoenix Wharf - Plymouth
Phoenix Wharf was once the only Government Emigration Centre in the United Kingdom and boasted a seventy foot pier. The white building is the sole remnant of those times. Ferryboats operated from this site from 1895 carrying military personnel to and from several military bases that were located on the opposite side of the Cattewater as well as civilians living in the coastal villages of Oreston and Turnchapel. Dockyard tour boats use the wharf on occasion.
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Date Taken
Friday, 27 August, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 August, 2010
Category
Wharf   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 483 537 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.8649N 4:8.0399W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 482 538
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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