NY8270 : Shield on the Wall Dam

taken 2 months ago, near to Shield on The Wall [other Features], Northumberland, Great Britain

Shield on the Wall Dam
Shield on the Wall Dam, taken 2 months ago
As its name suggests, Shield on the Wall Dam is an artificial body of water, shown on the first edition OS map as a 'reservoir'. The dam itself is on the west side. It was probably first constructed before 1860 as a water supply for the Settlingstones mine NY8568 : Former mine building, Settlingstones.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 4 February, 2017   (more nearby)
Sunday, 5 February, 2017
Geographical Context
Uplands  Lakes, Wetland, Bog  Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 8290 7037 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:1.6538N 2:16.1417W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 83063 70532
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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