SK9710 : Bloody Oaks Quarry

near to Tickencote, Rutland, Great Britain

Bloody Oaks Quarry
Bloody Oaks Quarry
This quarry was marked on maps nearly 200 years ago. The name Bloody Oaks was reputedly given to nearby woodland following the nearby Battle of Empingham, 1470, where the Yorkists were victorious and in the process slaughtered up to 10,000 Lancastrians in the woods.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 7 May, 2006   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 9 May, 2006
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 972 107 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:41.1169N 0:33.8108W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 970 108
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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