SK5752 : Cathedral crypt?

3 km from Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Cathedral crypt?
Cathedral crypt?
Not at all.
This is the interior of the disused reservoir No.1 at Papplewick. Built in 1883, the reservoir was out of service by the 1930s due to cracking of the brickwork, probably the result of mining subsidence, allowing water to leak. The reservoir is now cared for by volunteers from the adjacent restored pumping station, and is open for visits during most steaming weekends. The chambers are lit by a small number of floodlights producing some striking lighting effects.
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2011
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Date Taken
Sunday, 23 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 29 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Water resources 
Disused (from Tags)
Reservoir 
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Subterranean  Arty  Informative 
Building Material (from Tags)
Brick 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5734 5220 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.8386N 1:8.7474W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5734 5220
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