SJ4690 : Stadt Moers Park

taken 12 years ago, near to Huyton-With-Roby, Knowsley, Great Britain

Stadt Moers Park
Stadt Moers Park
This part of Stadt Moers Park is called Tushingham after Henry Tushingham who founded a brickworks here in the 1890's, the bricks being made from locally extracted clay and shale. Prior to this there had been a colliery on the land. The brickworks closed in the 1970's and the land was sold to Knowsley council who used it as a landfill site until 1983 when it was decided to reclaim the land and transform it into a country park. The park is accessed by a tunnel beneath the Liverpool to Manchester railway line which can be seen to the left of the photo.
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SJ4690, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 January, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 29 January, 2006
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 461 908 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:24.6746N 2:48.7398W
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