TQ3728 : An old Hammer pond

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

An old Hammer pond
An old Hammer pond
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
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Hammer pond   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 379 288 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:2.5307N 0:2.0085W
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OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 378 287
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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