ST2325 : New (in 2017) bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal

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

New (in 2017) bridge over Bridgwater and Taunton Canal
New (in 2017) bridge over Bridgwater and 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
Housing, Dwellings  Suburb, Urban fringe  Roads, Road transport  Canals 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2333 2522 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:1.2732N 3:5.6696W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 2328 2521
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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