TQ3829 : The sixth fishing lake

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

The sixth fishing lake
The sixth fishing lake
The sixth of six lakes in a line. 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 385 298 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:3.0556N 0:1.4555W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 386 298
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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