SP0487 : Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham

taken 11 years ago, near to Chad Valley, Birmingham, Great Britain

Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham
Icknield Port Loop, Birmingham
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The Icknield Port Loop acts as a feeder from the Rotton Park Reservoir and is part of the original route cut by James Brindley in 1769, later much straightened and shortened by Thomas Telford more than 50 years later. This loop is still dominated by old and dilapidated factory premises, and has had none of the modern redevelopment of the Oozells Loop. This may well come in due course. One works still operating on the right is that of Pinchin Johnson Paints. There is no continuous tow path here; only boaters can view the whole route.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 26 August, 2010   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 31 August, 2010
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 047 871 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.9314N 1:55.8635W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 047 871
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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