SK4216 : Calcutta Pit

near to Swannington, Leicestershire, Great Britain

Calcutta Pit
Calcutta Pit
The Calcutta pumping engine installed here in 1877 was made by Robert Stephenson and Co. at a cost of 13,000. It was capable of removing 54,000 gallons an hour to keep local mines dry and worked until 1947. The engine house is a listed building.
SK4216 : Calcutta Pit headgear and engine house
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Monday, 21 May, 2012   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 23 May, 2012
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4201 1693 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.9018N 1:22.7450W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4201 1696
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