SK0069 : Danebower industrial heritage

taken 8 years ago, 3 km from Wildboarclough, Cheshire, Great Britain

Danebower industrial heritage
Danebower industrial heritage
Despite the moorland landscape, this view contains the remains of two substantial quarries and a colliery.
The chimney belongs to the latter. This was Danebower Colliery, which remained active until around 1920. The main buildings of the colliery were in the hollow below the chimney.
There were separate quarries on opposite sides of the valley. To the left was Danebower Quarry, the spoil tips of which can be seen silhouetted against the far moorland. To the right are the spoil tips of Reeve-edge Quarry. Both these quarries produced thin stone flags for roofing.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 4 October, 2009
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 009 698 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:13.5309N 1:59.2427W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 007 698
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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