TQ3829 : Fishing Lake

taken 7 years ago, near to Horsted Keynes, West Sussex, Great Britain

Fishing Lake
Fishing Lake
Originally a hammer pond for the local iron industry.
Wealden Iron Industry
The iron industry thrived in the Weald of Kent, Sussex & Surrey from Pre-Roman times until the Industrial revolution. The industry was based on Iron ore from the Cretaceous rocks of the area and charcoal from the woodlands. The remains of the industry can still be seen in the many Hammer ponds in the area. The use of coal not charcoal saw the demise of the industry.
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TQ3829, 44 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 11 July, 2010
Category
Fishing lake   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 384 292 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.7721N 0:1.6045W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 384 292
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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