NS3976 : Elm Road Depot

taken 7 years ago, near to Dumbarton, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Elm Road Depot
Elm Road Depot
This council depot is located on the western side of Elm Road, in Broadmeadow Industrial Estate.
Broadmeadow Industrial Estate :: NS3975
The area on which the industrial estate now stands was known as the Broad Meadow; it used to be flooded twice daily by the River Leven, which is tidal here. Towards the end of the sixteenth century, bulwarks that had been built to protect the Townend area of Dumbarton from the River Leven failed. The inundated area soon came to be called the Drowned Lands, and later efforts to reinstate the flood defences met with only temporary success. Most of the Broad Meadow would not be permanently reclaimed until 1859, with the coming of the railway line.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 1 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 14 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Public buildings and spaces 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3968 7607 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:57.0499N 4:34.1472W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3973 7604
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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