ST2426 : Canal towpath opposite Maidenbrook, passing Neptune

taken 1 year ago, near to Monkton Heathfield, Somerset, Great Britain

Canal towpath opposite Maidenbrook, passing Neptune
Canal towpath opposite Maidenbrook, passing Neptune
On the Solar System walk, four paces covers about one million miles. A bench provides a resting place for space travellers
Bridgwater & Taunton Canal
The Bridgwater and Taunton Canal is a canal between Bridgwater and Taunton, opened in 1827 and linking the River Tone to the River Parrett.
Despite commercial traffic ceasing in 1907, the infrastructure was maintained in good order, and the canal was used for the transport of water from 1962. Somerset County Council have restored the canal as a leisure facility, this was completed in 1994, when the canal was reopened throughout. Bridgwater Docks have been restored as a marina, but there is no navigable connection to the River Parrett, as the canal still transports drinking water for the people of Bridgwater.
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Date Taken
Monday, 12 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 26 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Paths  Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Educational sites  Canals 
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Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2450 2612 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.7680N 3:4.6802W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2447 2612
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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