SJ7371 : Eastern edge of Shakerley Mere

near to Allostock, Cheshire, Great Britain

Eastern edge of Shakerley Mere
Eastern edge of Shakerley Mere
Shakerley Mere was once a quarry, where sand was excavated to make coloured glass. When production ended in the early 1960s, the quarry filled with water and became a mere. It is now a popular leisure and wildlife site, run by the council.
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2012
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Date Taken
Sunday, 13 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 May, 2012
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Former (from Tags)
Sand and Gravel Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7331 7126 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.2616N 2:24.0810W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 7326 7131
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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Mere  Deciduous Trees  Lake Shore  Country Park 

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