SK8028 : Old mining face near Eaton

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

Old mining face near Eaton
Old mining face near Eaton
Eaton and the villages around were a centre for ironstone mining from the 19th century right up to the mid 1960s. In the last 50 years evidence of this industrial activity has all but disappeared. Here the rock face is clearly visible.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 January, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 January, 2010
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 802 287 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.0278N 0:48.6044W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 802 286
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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