SK4262 : Cottages

taken 12 years ago, near to Pilsley, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Cottages
Cottages
Prior to 1800, Pilsley was purely an agricultural settlement and at that time it consisted of Upper Pilsley and Nether Pilsley. Few of the houses from that period still exist, these being some of them on the corner of SK4262 : Station Road and SK4262 : Sitwell Grange Lane nearSK4262 : Pilsley Primary School.

There are a few others around Barlow Bank SK4262 : Barlow Bank Farm and SK4262 : Grange Farm in Upper Pilsley near the site of the old village well.

In the main these houses are constructed from coal-measure sandstone from a local quarry. This stone is soft and contains a high percentage of iron. The quarry that it came from was to the north of Upper Pilsley but no longer exists.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Alan Walker and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SK4262, 249 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 January, 2006
Category
Houses > Houses   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 425 621 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.2607N 1:21.9550W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 425 621
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (First for SK4262) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 130 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register