SK1482 : Heading west from Castleton - winter 1959

taken 61 years ago, near to Castleton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Heading west from Castleton - winter 1959
Heading west from Castleton - winter 1959
Winnats Pass, now the only way out to the west, is to the left, the gash behind behind the nearest telephone pole, and Mam Tor or Shivering Mountain, is to the right. The road was the A625 Sheffield to Whaley Bridge, which was continually being closed by rock falls and land slips from Mam Tor. Mam Tor won and the road was eventually closed - here it is now the A6187, and becomes a yellow road just at the nearest trees.
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SK1482, 319 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
January 1959   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 18 November, 2008
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Air, Sky, Weather 
Date (from Tags)
1959 
Category
Road > A road (Classified A)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 141 829 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.5957N 1:47.3269W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 146 828
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Mam Tor  Castleton  Winter Scene 

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