NZ3544 : Harvesting Turf, Hetton le Hill

near to Easington Lane, Sunderland, Great Britain

Harvesting Turf, Hetton le Hill
Harvesting Turf, Hetton le Hill
Approaching Hetton le Hill, I was interested to see this example of harvesting turf. A very large field provided the raw material for football pitches and manicured lawns. And only thirty or forty years ago this was almost certainly a colliery area.
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Wednesday, 3 December, 2003   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 15 November, 2005
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 35552 44834 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:47.8281N 1:26.9130W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 354 448
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