SX4273 : Disused arsenic mineworkings, Blanchdown Wood 1978

taken 40 years ago, near to Latchley, Cornwall, Great Britain

Disused arsenic mineworkings, Blanchdown Wood 1978
Disused arsenic mineworkings, Blanchdown Wood 1978
View of the former early 20th century arsenic works to the south west on the site of Wheal Anna Maria, part of the former Devon Great Consolidated copper mine, once the largest in Europe, set in what is now the Tavistock Woodlands Estate, high above the river Tamar. This scene of disused buildings and equipment was taken in 1978. Little vegetation grows on arsenic impregnated ground.
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SX4273, 10 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
June 1978   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 13 October, 2005
Category
Industrial site (derelict)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 425 735 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:32.4004N 4:13.4434W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 425 735
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