SK4270 : Old Arkwright Town

taken 11 years ago, near to Arkwright Town, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Old Arkwright Town
Old Arkwright Town
The monument between the lampposts records the fact that the village of Arkwright Town was formerly located here. The village was moved in its entirety a number of years ago to remove villagers from the threat posed by methane gas which was seeping into their homes from old coal workings. See the new village in SK4271
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Geograph (First for SK4270)
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 21 February, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 21 February, 2006
Land > Vacant sites   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 426 707 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.9141N 1:21.7425W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 425 707
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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