TL8189 : Grimes Graves, near Thetford, Norfolk

taken 13 years ago, near to Lynford, Norfolk, Great Britain

Grimes Graves, near Thetford, Norfolk
Grimes Graves, near Thetford, Norfolk
Dating from the Neolithic age of 5000 years ago, Grimes Graves is one of the country's earliest mining sites. The remains of 433 mineshafts, pits, and spoil heaps pockmark the surface of the ground where ancient man dug for flints from which to make tools and weapons. 28 of the mines have been excavated and one has been left open to allow visitors to climb down into.
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TL8189, 42 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 July, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 August, 2005
Category
Ancient site > Ancient site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 81 89 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 52:28.3951N 0:40.2501E
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