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PURTON HULKS

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A hulk assemblage, comprising mostly abandoned barges in a line 600 metres long on the south shore of the River Severn and north bank of Gloucester and Sharpness canal, to the west of Dauncey's Farm. The remains of 36 barges are visible on aerial photographs, mostly of wooden construction but some of concrete. Further groups of beached vessels lie to the south and south west as far as Sharpness.

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