SO2330 : The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 4

taken 5 months ago, near to Capel-y-Ffin, Powys, Great Britain

The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 4
The Grwyne Fawr Reservoir dam, 4
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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SO2330, 46 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 29 December, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Woodland, Forest  Water resources  Moorland 
Primary Subject of Photo
Dam 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2331 3081 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:58.2270N 3:7.0659W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 2328 3075
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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