SE3800 : Site of Simon Wood Colliery, alongside the canal

near to Elsecar, Barnsley, Great Britain

Site of Simon Wood Colliery, alongside the canal
Site of Simon Wood Colliery, alongside the canal
The shaft was sunk in 1853, no doubt encouraged by the excellent freight links at Elsecar. The mine closed in 1903.
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2011
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Mine Workings  Colliery 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3883 0025 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.8515N 1:24.9680W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3881 0024
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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