SJ8559 : Limestone shaft

taken 16 years ago, near to Mow Cop, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Limestone shaft
Limestone shaft
This mound is the site of a shaft into the Astbury limestone mines. The workings closed in the early twentieth century. On the mound there are also remains of the base of a tower that carried an aerial ropeway from the Astbury ganister quarry to the railway.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 12 April, 2003   (more nearby)
Thursday, 6 October, 2005
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 859 594 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.8943N 2:12.7315W
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