SP0977 : Shirley Quarry landfill site

taken 11 years ago, near to Major's Green, Worcestershire, Great Britain

Shirley Quarry landfill site
Shirley Quarry landfill site
This landfill site was quarried for sand and gravel in the 1970s.
Its ponds were popular with local children for swimming.
Great-crested newts were very common here.
It was filled between 1981 and 1988 with household waste.
The candle flare stack in the picture burns off the gas from the site.
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Date Taken
Monday, 6 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 7 August, 2007
Landfill site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 098 778 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:23.9201N 1:51.3731W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 098 778
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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