SK5805 : St Margaret's Way crossing the River Soar

taken 12 months ago, near to Leicester, Great Britain

St Margaret's Way crossing the River Soar
St Margaret's Way crossing the River Soar
The River Soar is a major tributary of the River Trent and is the principal river of Leicestershire. The source of the river is midway between Hinckley and Lutterworth, it then flows north through Leicester where it is joined by the Grand Union Canal and continues through the Leicestershire Soar Valley, passing Loughborough and Kegworth, until it reaches the Trent at the county boundary. In the 18th century, the Soar was made navigable, initially between Loughborough and the Trent, and then through to Leicester. It was not until the early 19th century that it was linked by the Grand Union Canal to the wider network to the south and to London.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 August, 2017   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 20 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Roads, Road transport 
Primary Subject of Photo
Bridge 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 582 054 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:38.6367N 1:8.4593W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 582 054
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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