SD9110 : Capped Mineshaft

taken 12 years ago, near to Royton, Oldham, Great Britain

Capped Mineshaft
Capped Mineshaft
Situated on Pit Lane, part of the Rochdale Way, a muddy track between Rochdale Road, Burnedge and Castleton Road, Gravel Hole. Small scale coal mining was the industry around here in the 19th century evidenced by the name "Pit Lane" and the "Colliers Return" pub nearby.
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SD9110, 45 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 June, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 June, 2006
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 916 101 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:35.2449N 2:7.7019W
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Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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