SD9301 : Fairbottom, between Oldham and Ashton under Lyne

near to Bardsley, Oldham, Great Britain

Fairbottom, between Oldham and Ashton under Lyne
Fairbottom, between Oldham and Ashton under Lyne
This tranquil spot on the bank of the River Medlock was once a hive of activity. There are a few remains left to show that the Fairbottom coal mine was here. It was the location of a Newcomen steam engine known locally as "Fairbottom Bobs" (now in the Dearborn Museum, USA).
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2005
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Date Taken
April 2005   (more nearby)
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Monday, 11 April, 2005
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Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 93 01 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.6086N 2:5.9689W
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