SK1691 : Welcome to (Tin Town) Birchinlee

taken 9 years ago, near to Derwent Reservoir [water Feature], Derbyshire, Great Britain

Welcome to (Tin Town) Birchinlee
Welcome to (Tin Town) Birchinlee
The village of Birchinlee became better known as Tin Town, because of the corrugated iron used for the outside walls and roofs of the buildings. For 10 years it was home to between 600 and 1000 people including navvies, their families, shop keepers, a school teacher, missioner, doctor and policeman. The village was dismantled when the dams were completed, and today little remains of its existence.
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SK1691, 67 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 19 March, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 23 March, 2008
Category
Road scene   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 166 916 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.2671N 1:45.0467W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 166 914
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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