SD8909 : Thornfields

taken 12 years ago, 3 km from Royton, Oldham, Great Britain

Thornfields
Thornfields
The complex patterns of contours that dominate the surrounding area almost completely avoid this part of the grid square and on OS maps it looks like it hasn't been drawn properly.
In fact this area (marked on 1:25000 maps as Disused Workings) appears to have been totally flattened for its sand and gravel. Now grassed over with only half a hill left to shelter Thornfields farm it looks very odd!
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SD8909, 37 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 September, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 21 October, 2005
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 893 095 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:34.9188N 2:9.7853W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 891 095
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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