SK1383 : A625 Abandoned Road

near to Castleton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

A625 Abandoned Road
A625 Abandoned Road
The A625 Manchester to Sheffield Road previously followed this route over the lower slopes of Mam Tor. The side of the hill is constantly sliding especially after heavy rain resulting in severe cracking of the road surface, after years of major road works it was decided to abandon it, the “Shivering Mountain” was triumphant. In the distance Castleton and the Hope Cement Works can be seen.
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2011
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 13 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 14 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Roads, Road transport  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 134 837 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.0175N 1:48.0099W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 133 837
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Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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