NO5026 : Tentsmuir ice house

taken 7 years ago, 5 km from Tayport, Fife, Great Britain

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Tentsmuir ice house
Tentsmuir ice house
The ice house was built in the 19th century to store locally caught salmon. To keep the salmon fresh, ice was dragged here from ships in Tayport Harbour and placed within the thick dark walls. In winter, ice was also produced from the nearby ponds.

The ice house is home to a colony of Natterer bats. The constant temperature inside means that they are able to roost here all year round.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 12 May, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Category
Ice house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 5000 2672 [10m precision]
WGS84: 56:25.8010N 2:48.7384W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NO 4998 2670
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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