TQ3728 : Lake by the path to Horsted Keynes

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

Lake by the path to Horsted Keynes
Lake by the path to Horsted Keynes
Possibly an old 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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TQ3728, 52 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 16 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 15 July, 2010
Category
Hammer pond   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 379 287 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.4874N 0:2.0017W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 379 287
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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