ST7881 : Air shaft and spoil heap, near Badminton

taken 14 years ago, near to Badminton, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Air shaft and spoil heap, near Badminton
Air shaft and spoil heap, near Badminton
The air shaft is one of several over the Sodbury Tunnel which takes the Paddington to Bristol Parkway railway and points west under the high ground east of Old Sodbury. The shaft is surrounded by the spoil that would have been excavated during the original tunnel engineering works to sink the shaft. The tunnel is about 4 kilometres long and starts about 415 metres east of this shaft. The railway is about 130 metres above ordnance datum whilst the shaft sits on the 145 metres aod contour. The air shaft can be seen in more detail here ST7881 : A closer view of an airshaft over the railway tunnel near Badminton, Glos
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 March, 2007   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 1 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Grassland  Business, Retail, Services  Railways 
Farmland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 788 812 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:31.7802N 2:18.3510W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 786 811
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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Air Shaft  Spoil  Railway Infrastructure  Railway Tunnel 

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