ST3410 : Chard: Chard Reservoir

taken 7 years ago, near to Chaffcombe, Somerset, Great Britain

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Chard: Chard Reservoir
Chard: Chard Reservoir
The north-eastern end of the lake. It was originally created in 1839-1842 to provide power for a water turbine, to work the Chard Common Incline on the canal, linking the town with the Taunton-Bridgwater Canal. The canal was a latecomer and had a short life: it was abandoned in 1866. Since 1990, when the reservoir was given to the district council, it has been transformed into a Local Nature Reserve, popular with anglers
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ST3410, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Sport, Leisure  Village, Rural settlement  Public buildings and spaces  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3423 1017 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:53.2354N 2:56.1833W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 3408 1027
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Local Nature Reserve  Fishing Lake  Canal Reservoir 

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