SE4125 : Pottery River

taken 10 years ago, near to Castleford, Wakefield, Great Britain

Pottery River
Pottery River
It's hard to believe now, but until the middle of the 20th century barges laden with clay would sail past the houses LinkExternal link as far as here to unload at the former Clokie & Co pottery in the buildings behind the trees. It's an old bend of the river Calder - an ox-bow lake beloved of geography teachers - but has been left to silt up since the pottery closed in 1961. Now usually known as Pumphouse Pond.
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SE4125, 78 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 25 January, 2008
Category
River bed   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 419 258 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.6586N 1:21.9852W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 418 259
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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