ST6771 : Black Slag Coping Stones

taken 12 years ago, near to Oldland, South Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Black Slag Coping Stones
Black Slag Coping Stones
These distinctive stones date from the 18th century, and were a bye-product of copper smelting in nearby Warmley. They are mostly silicates and iron oxide. Similar use of slag can also be found in the Wye valley.

This set is outside Oldland Play Group on School Road, Oldland Common.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 February, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 February, 2010
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 672 711 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:26.3197N 2:28.3536W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 672 711
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