J3633 : BWC air well near Bryansford

taken 4 years ago, near to Maghera and Bryansford, Northern Ireland

BWC air well near Bryansford
BWC air well near Bryansford
Old Belfast & District Water Commissioners air well over the Mourne Conduit near Bryansford. There is another associated building a few hundred yards behind.
Belfast & District Water Commissioners gates and buildings

Images relating to Belfast & District Water Commissioners buildings and gates found throughout County Down between the Mourne Mountains and Belfast. They are found in and around the Silent Valley and in numerous places above the underground Mourne Conduit which carries water to Belfast. The buildings are mainly pumping stations, wells or houses (mostly now vacant) for staff. The red gates were erected, mainly through farmland, so that BWC staff (linesmen) could walk the length of the Mourne Conduit and visually check for problems at the surface. The posts have BWC cast into the metal at the top (Belfast Water Commissioners - see J3452 : BWC gate near Ballynahinch for a close-up) and there are a few to be found where the letters are back to front! The gates are also found in several places on the Mourne Wall - see J2923 : Stile and gate on the Mourne Wall and J3228 : The Mourne Wall at the Hare's Gap for examples.

See also the associated shared description for The Mourne Wall at LinkExternal link .

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Date Taken
Monday, 3 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Water resources 
Place (from Tags)
Mourne Mountains 
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Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 360 336 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:14.0377N 5:54.8830W
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Irish: geotagged! J 360 337
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Air Well  Mourne Conduit  Belfast and District Water Commissioners  Mourne Aqueduct  Kingdom of Mourne  Mountains of Mourne 

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