SJ9941 : Huntley Wood

near to Cheadle, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Huntley Wood
Huntley Wood
Huntley Wood disguises an old sand and gravel quarry. It's huge and the sign says it's being restored.

There are many similar quarries in this area. Restoration appears to involve smoothing out the harsher edges, filling in the lakes, and planting silver birch, rhododendrons, holly, and other strong and quick growing plants to hide the massive hole from sight.
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2012
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Geograph (Second Visitor for SJ9941)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 March, 2012   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 21 March, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Woodland, Forest  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 996 418 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.4617N 2:0.4085W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 996 419
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SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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