NZ3945 : Hawthorn Coking Works, Murton

taken 29 years ago, near to South Hetton, County Durham, Great Britain

Hawthorn Coking Works, Murton
Hawthorn Coking Works, Murton
Disused 1950s vintage coke works. The battery, seen here, was on the opposite side of the road to the boosters and exhausters and I believe that drops them one grid square south. The coal bunker is extreme left and the gas mains cross the road to the right. The coke pusher is centre below the chimney. The chimney acts as the exhaust for the battery heating as the ovens are externally heated to carbonise the coal.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Chris Allen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
NZ3945, 6 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 29 June, 1988   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 March, 2008
Category
Chemical works   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 391 459 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:48.4245N 1:23.5369W
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+


Image classification(about): Geograph (Second Visitor for NZ3945) · First in 5 Years (TPoint) (about)
This page has been viewed about 477 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · OS Map Checksheet · Geograph Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register