SK4216 : Calcutta Pit headgear and engine house

taken 8 years ago, near to Swannington, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Calcutta Pit headgear and engine house
Calcutta Pit headgear and engine house
Looking north from the Ivanhoe Way to Calcutta Pit headgear and engine house - see SK4216 : Calcutta Pit pumping engine house. and SK4115 : Site of the Swannington Incline winding engine.. The Calcutta pumping engine installed here in 1877 was made by Robert Stephenson and Co. at a cost of 13,000. It was capable of removing 54,000 gallons an hour to keep local mines dry and worked until 1947. The engine house is a listed building.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 29 August, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 October, 2009
Category
Industry > Coal mining   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 420 169 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.8854N 1:22.7008W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 421 168
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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