SO8218 : Main Basin, Gloucester Docks

taken 1 year ago, near to Gloucester, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Main Basin, Gloucester Docks
Main Basin, Gloucester Docks
The view is diagonally across the Main Basin (opened in 1827) towards the dry docks (1827 and 1853) Link in the opposite corner. The building at the centre is Alexandra Warehouse Link (1870). On the right are modern apartment buildings designed in keeping with the look of the warehouses. These are on the site of the former West Quay warehouses, which were built in the 1830s and demolished in the 1960s. Llanthony Warehouse Link (1873) on the left now houses the National Waterways Museum. To its right can be seen Llanthony lift bridge Link through which the Gloucester and Sharpness Canal (1827) leaves the basin towards the Severn estuary. LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 23 March, 2019
Geographical Context
Housing, Dwellings  Educational sites  City, Town centre  Canals  Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Dock 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8262 1823 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.7427N 2:15.2275W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8271 1840
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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