SK2670 : The Aqueduct

taken 8 years ago, near to Edensor, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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The Aqueduct
The Aqueduct
Looking east up the hill in Stand Wood to The Aqueduct, built by Joseph Paxton in 1839 for the 6th Duke of Devonshire. Water tumbles over the end to supply the Cascade Pool, which in turn feeds other water features in the Chatsworth garden. Ruined aqueducts were very much in vogue in Germany at that time and the Chatsworth structure was inspired by a similar one at Schloss Wilhelmshohe near Kassel. No water flowing over the end at dusk as the supply has been switched off to facilitate filling the reservoir lakes for the following day - see SK2670 : Emperor Lake .
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Date Taken
Saturday, 26 February, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 November, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Country estates 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2656 7005 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.6101N 1:36.2169W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2649 7005
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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