SE0109 : Old shafts, Standedge

taken 6 years ago, near to Bleak Hey Nook, Oldham, Great Britain

Old shafts, Standedge
Old shafts, Standedge
These circular features are sealed shafts. Several such shafts were sunk to facilitate building of the railway tunnels which were constructed in the nineteenth century between Diggle and Marsden to carry the main line from Stalybridge to Huddersfield through the Pennines at Standedge.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 28 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 4 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Uplands  Railways  Construction, Development 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0167 0922 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.7743N 1:58.5750W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0172 0932
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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