SY6990 : Ten Hatches Weir

taken 7 years ago, near to Dorchester, Dorset, Great Britain

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Ten Hatches Weir
Ten Hatches Weir
The River Frome splits into two branches at this point. There used to be ten sluice gates at this point, five on each branch of the river. Now, these are the only five that remain on the northern branch of the river. The weir is mentioned in Thomas Hardy's poem The Curates Kindness SY6990 : Thomas Hardy Locations, Ten Hatches Weir
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SY6990, 965 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 16 August, 2011
Category
Sluice gates   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6997 9095 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.0437N 2:25.6042W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6997 9094
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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