SO5707 : The Orepool Inn and Motel

taken 11 years ago, near to Trow Green, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

The Orepool Inn and Motel
The Orepool Inn and Motel
A strong reference to the industrial past of the Forest of Dean,
the Orepool Inn is in the centre of what was an important mining area. The iron-ore mines here were once among the largest in the country and large deposits were known as 'pools of ore' - hence the unusual, if not unique name. The abandoned underground workings in the area are vast, one being so large that the roof cannot be hit by throwing up a stone.
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SO5707, 60 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 December, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 December, 2006
Category
Inn   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 579 075 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:45.8753N 2:36.6865W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 578 075
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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