SK4130 : Wharf, Brickyard Plantation, Aston-on-Trent

taken 7 years ago, near to Aston-on-Trent, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Wharf, Brickyard Plantation, Aston-on-Trent
Wharf, Brickyard Plantation, Aston-on-Trent
This was probably a wharf, where formerly gypsum quarried in this wood was loaded into wagons, to be taken by tramway to a wharf on the Trent and Mersey canal for onward transport by boat. The tramway closed about 1925.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Monday, 22 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Village, Rural settlement  Quarrying, Mining  Railways  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4139 3033 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:52.1318N 1:23.1945W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4140 3034
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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Disused Wharf  Dismantled Tramway  Gypsum Mining 

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