NY8944 : Pithead gear, Grove Rake Mine

4 km from Allenheads, Northumberland, Great Britain

Pithead gear, Grove Rake Mine
Pithead gear, Grove Rake Mine
The structure seen in Rookhope above a shaft of the Grove Rake Mine is much more typical of what would be seen in a coal mining area than in metal mining. Lead was mined but more recently the site has been worked for fluorspar; it's now abandoned.
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2007
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Date Taken
Saturday, 23 June, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 23 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8953 4413 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:47.5169N 2:9.8611W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8961 4421
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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