SO2330 : The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 1

taken 11 months ago, near to Capel-y-Ffin, Powys, Great Britain

The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 1
The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 1
The reservoir was designed and built in the early 20th century to supply water to the industrial towns of the Welsh valleys such as Abertillery. The height of 526m (1725ft) meant that the water supply could be gravity fed. As a water supply facility it has now been decommissioned but is still an impressive feature at the top of the Grwyne Fawr valley.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Friday, 29 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Water resources  Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2326 3071 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.1726N 3:7.1083W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2364 3065
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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