TQ6078 : Path Through The Treacle Mine

near to Grays, Thurrock, Great Britain

Path Through The Treacle Mine
Path Through The Treacle Mine
This path is in Grays Chalk Pit, an SSSI and nature reserve LinkExternal link . Local legend has it that before WW2 a boy and his father were walking past the quarry when the child pointed to the pit and said “what’s that Dad?” the father replied a “treacle mine son” the name stuck in the mind of the boy who as an old man won a competition to name a new pub
TQ6179 : The Treacle Mine
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Saturday, 22 November, 2008   (more nearby)
Saturday, 22 November, 2008
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6093 7894 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:29.1909N 0:18.9869E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 6091 7888
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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