ST7541 : The Frome Valley

taken 6 years ago, near to Witham Friary, Somerset, Great Britain

The Frome Valley
The Frome Valley
The River Frome is a river in Somerset. It rises near Witham Friary, flows north through Blatchbridge to the town of Frome and joins the River Avon at Freshford, south of Bath.
The name Frome comes from the Old British word ffraw meaning fair, fine or brisk and describing the flow of the river.
There are many weirs on the river. Several stretches, particularly below Farleigh Hungerford are used for coarse fishing and some trout fishing.

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ST7541, 47 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 March, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 17 August, 2015
Geographical Context
Grassland  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7508 4143 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.2937N 2:21.4696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 7515 4137
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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