SP3586 : Exhall: Black Bank Pool

near to Exhall, Warwickshire, Great Britain

Exhall: Black Bank Pool
Exhall: Black Bank Pool
The pool is shown on the earliest edition of the large scale Ordnance Survey mapping currently available on line, dating from 1887, although to a stranger its origins are not clear. Did it have a function connected with the nearby Exhall Colliery, or the local brickmaking industry, or is it a naturally occurring feature?

Trying to research its origins on the internet it appears that the new residential development on the left was a source of much discontent amongst various parties in the 2000s.
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2011
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Date Taken
Saturday, 31 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 January, 2012
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3567 8623 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.3706N 1:28.5782W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 3563 8625
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