TQ5943 : Minepit Woods

near to Southborough, Kent, Great Britain

Minepit Woods
Minepit Woods
A very typical view of The Weald area The London Hastings trainline runs in front of the woods but is hidden in a cutting. The name is derived from the local ironstone industry carried out in mediaeval times.
Minepit Wood
The woods name alludes to the extractive industry (ironstone) that was carried out around here in Tudor times. The woodland was and still is extensively coppiced. Gorse Wood, Simmonds Wood, Quarry Wood & Copyhold Wood are extensions of Minepit Wood.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 14 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 14 February, 2006
Woodland > Woodland   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 592 434 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:10.0615N 0:16.5412E
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 585 430
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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