NY7927 : Hush above Grain Beck

taken 7 years ago, near to Grain Beck [water Feature], Cumbria, Great Britain

Hush above Grain Beck
Hush above Grain Beck
Hushing was a way of uncovering mineral veins by releasing dammed up water to wash away soil and vegetation. The spoil heap on the left and disused shafts on the moorland above suggests that the lead mine was already known here.
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NY7927, 24 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Lead Mine Workings 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 798 278 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:38.7211N 2:18.8255W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 798 278
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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Hush  Spoil Heap 

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