SO5270 : River Teme

taken 2 months ago, near to Ashford Carbonell, Shropshire, Great Britain

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River Teme
River Teme
A steeper section of the river which is entertaining when paddling. The short drop here was once used to generate electricity for Ashford Court and its stables. (c.1900). The ruins of the generator were still visible here in the 1970s.
There was an attempt to build a mill here earlier, the lade was dug but construction got no further. No weir was built. With two substantial mills nearby this is not a surprise. Ashford Carbonell was in the hands of two large estates. The Manor had the mill and I suppose The Court wanted one too.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 16 October, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 December, 2019
Geographical Context
Energy infrastructure  Rivers, Streams, Drainage  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5229 7024 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:19.6900N 2:42.0904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 5231 7025
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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