SX9065 : Observatory beside St Michael's chapel

taken 6 months ago, near to Shiphay, Torbay, Great Britain

Observatory beside St Michael's chapel
Observatory beside St Michael's chapel
This isn't as good an image as SX9065 : Limestone arch, Chapel Hill Pleasure Grounds but I'm submitting it because, following John Kelland's information that this was a weather recording station, I had just learned a little more about it from a new information board beside the chapel; that these are the remains of a Victorian Observatory that was used between 1888 and 1902 for meteorological readings.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 6 March, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 8 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Suburb, Urban fringe 
Former (from Tags)
Observatory  Meteorological Station 
Building Material (from Tags)
Limestone 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9030 6511 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:28.5308N 3:32.8402W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 9031 6510
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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