SK2454 : Carsington Pastures

taken 13 years ago, near to Carsington, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Carsington Pastures
Carsington Pastures
Looking south from Manystones Lane at Hopton. Carsington Pastures is an ancient industrial landscape having been mined for lead since roman times. The humps are the remains of former mine shafts mostly in lines along the lead 'rake' or vein. The ponds (mostly collapsed shafts) are the habitat of great crested newts amongst other wildlife. Carsington Water is in the background.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 October, 2005   (more nearby)
Thursday, 24 November, 2005
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 246 541 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.0135N 1:38.0516W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 246 546
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