SX4371 : A390 in Gunnislake

taken 2 years ago, near to Gunnislake, Cornwall, Great Britain

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A390 in Gunnislake
A390 in Gunnislake
A390 Road
The A390 runs along much of the length of Cornwall. It heads across river valleys rather than along them, and therefore is hilly and windy. As such, it makes it fun to drive, and is never the same throughout its length. It runs 60 miles from Tavistock SX4773 : A390, Tavistock to Three Burrows.
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Gunnislake
Gunnislake (Cornish: Dowrgonna) is a large village in east Cornwall. It is situated in the Tamar Valley approximately ten miles north of Plymouth.
The village has a history of mining although this industry is no longer active in the area. During the mining boom in Victorian times more than 7000 people were employed in the mines of the Tamar Valley. During this period Gunnislake was held in equal standing amongst the richest mining areas in Europe.
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Date Taken
Friday, 25 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 July, 2016
Geographical Context
Village, Rural settlement  Roads, Road transport 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4319 7171 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.4464N 4:12.8145W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4320 7173
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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