NZ7804 : Remnants of a pond in the wood

taken 3 years ago, near to Glaisdale, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Remnants of a pond in the wood
Remnants of a pond in the wood
The landscape within East Arnecliff Wood is a bit of a puzzle. There are outcrops of sandstone and several pits. Were these signs of former quarrying, or perhaps iron ore extraction? Then there's this almost dried up pond with the remains of a sluice at one end. Why was it here and what was it used for? A search of old OS 6" maps reveals nothing, not even the pond which is shown on the current 1:25000 map.
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NZ7804, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 1 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 2 May, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7889 0489 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.9991N 0:47.1199W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 7891 0489
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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