SK3181 : O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods

taken 7 months ago, near to Dore, Sheffield, Great Britain

O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods
O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods
The pit was used to dry wood to produce 'white coal' which was used to smelt lead at Abbeydale Hamlet SK3281 : Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. There are over 100 such pits in the woods. Their use stopped in the 18th century.
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Woodland, Forest 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3174 8197 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.0216N 1:31.4904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 31741 81969
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Ecclesall Woods  White Coal Pit 

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