SX4653 : Cremyll Ferry

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

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Cremyll Ferry
Cremyll Ferry
The Cremyll Ferry
The Cremyll ferry is a foot passenger ferry across the Hamoaze (the estuary of the River Tamar) from Admiral's Hard in Stonehouse, Plymouth, Devon to Cremyll in Cornwall. It is operated by Tamar Cruising, and runs approximately every 30 minutes, with a 10-minute crossing time.
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During the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries the areas of Emma Place and Caroline Place were home to many of the west country's top-ranking admirals, doctors and clergy. Those streets together with Millbay Road used to form Plymouth's red light district. Union Street, originally built across marshland, was for almost a century the centre of the city's night life with about a hundred pubs, a music hall and many other attractions. Much of it was destroyed by bombing in World War II. After the war the area between Union Street and the dock has been used by small factories, storage, car dealers and repairers. Since 2002 many of those buildings and yards have been cleared and are being replaced by high density residential buildings.
Significant buildings include the Royal William Victualling Yard, the Royal Marine Barracks, Stonehouse and the Royal Naval Hospital, Stonehouse.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 11 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Business, Retail, Services 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4608 5394 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.9109N 4:9.9318W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4611 5395
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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