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taken 11 years ago, near to Short Heath, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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The founder of Moira, an Irishman from Moira in Northern Ireland, built workers cottages for the staff at his pits. Built back to front so that the front door opened out on to the garden, these cottages make up Poplar Road,off Donisthorpe Lane. Far from having a relaxing outlook though, the gardens of these cottages actually faced Donisthorpe Colliery so the poor hard working pit man even had to look at his place of work whilst in his garden.
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SK3114, 47 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 18 February, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 February, 2007
Category
Road > Road   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 311 147 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.7700N 1:32.4012W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 312 147
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West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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