SO8933 : Former railway embankment, Tewkesbury

taken 8 years ago, near to Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Former railway embankment, Tewkesbury
Former railway embankment, Tewkesbury
This embankment over the Avon floodplain at Tewkesbury is now being removed, the theory being that it will ease flooding. The embankment used to carry the railway line from Ashchurch to Great Malvern which opened in May 1864 and closed to passengers in August 1961, the stretch between Upton-upon-Severn and Great Malvern closed earlier in December 1952.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 10 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Saturday, 10 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Railways  Construction, Development 
Former (from Tags)
Railway Embankment 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8922 3359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:0.0386N 2:9.5061W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 8929 3356
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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