ST2325 : Footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal in Obridge

taken 1 year ago, near to Taunton, Somerset, Great Britain

Footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal in Obridge
Footbridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal in Obridge
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  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Canal 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2351 2537 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.3556N 3:5.5176W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2352 2540
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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