SD7923 : Traditional "Haslingden Flag" fence

taken 10 years ago, near to Rawtenstall, Lancashire, Great Britain

Traditional "Haslingden Flag" fence
Traditional "Haslingden Flag" fence
Haslingden Flag stone, which was mined at Top 'o Slate quarry adjacent to the site, was widely used in East Lancashire and was in demand throughout the country due to its tough hard wearing characteristics. Its use as fencing was more local to East Lancs and many examples survive in the district. The uprights were often joined together with iron clips to aid stability.
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SD7923, 95 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 February, 2008
Category
Fences   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 797 235 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.4516N 2:18.5222W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 796 234
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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