NY8199 : The site of Bellshiel Pit Cottage

taken 10 years ago, near to Redesdale Camp, Northumberland, Great Britain

The site of Bellshiel Pit Cottage
The site of Bellshiel Pit Cottage
One of the many archaeological sites within the MOD Otterburn Training Area LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . The ruins of a cottage lie by the Bellshiel Road and were recorded in the 1970s. The cottage measures 10m by 5m and had two rooms. Old documents show that it existed both in 1719 and in 1935. Nearby are over eleven bell pits and six waste heaps from post-medieval mining activity LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . Redesdale lies in the middle distance with Kielder Forest beyond.
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NY8199, 13 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 13 January, 2008
Category
Mine (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 816 995 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:17.3888N 2:17.4574W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 816 996
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