SK6667 : Ollerton Pit Woods - Main Entrance

taken 8 years ago, near to New Ollerton, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Ollerton Pit Woods - Main Entrance
Ollerton Pit Woods - Main Entrance
Situated near the main car park, this plaque celebrates the restoration of 14 colliery spoil heaps and 8 former collieries. A total of 829 hectares (2050 acres)restored to woodland and open space between 1996 and 2000.

These woodlands are a gift to the people of Nottinghamshire in commemoration of the areas mining heritage.
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SK6667, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 September, 2009
Category
Reclaimed land   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 669 674 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:11.9846N 0:59.9628W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 669 673
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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