SD8671 : Coke oven on Fountains Fell

taken 17 years ago, 5 km from Litton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Coke oven on Fountains Fell
Coke oven on Fountains Fell
Dating from about 1807 this was used to make coke from the nearby mined coal for use in smelting calamine ore into zinc.

The remaining structure is 7 feet high and is about 200 yards south west along the wall crossed by the Pennine Way.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 July, 2000   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 22 July, 2005
Category
Industrial architecture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 867 717 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:8.4576N 2:12.3047W
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