SX4653 : Plymouth Ferry Port

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

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Plymouth Ferry Port
Plymouth Ferry Port
Millbay Docks :: SX4654
Millbay Docks are to the West of The Hoe in Plymouth. The docks date back to Elizabethan times, but were greatly expanded during the 19th & 20th centuries. At present Brittany Ferries run Ferries to Roscoff in Brittany and Santander in Spain.
The northern basin was constructed by IK Brunel in 1857, today it is operated as King Point Marina offering berths for 171 boats.
Both the Inner Basin LinkExternal link & outer basin LinkExternal link are Grade II listed.
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Stonehouse :: SX4654
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)
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Monday, 11 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4645 5388 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.8843N 4:9.6184W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 4643 5388
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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