SK1768 : Magpie Mine - powder house

near to Sheldon, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Magpie Mine - powder house
Magpie Mine - powder house
A typical round powder house with thick walls. the roof would have been of light construction so that any explosion would have gone up. The building is away from the rest of the site for safety. Magpie mine is an exceptional collection of buildings.
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Saturday, 17 March, 2012   (more nearby)
Sunday, 18 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1731 6821 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.6405N 1:44.5361W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 1731 6821
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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