2011

NZ3453 : Old pit wheel, Herrington Country Park

taken 13 years ago, near to New Herrington, Sunderland, England

Old pit wheel, Herrington Country Park
Old pit wheel, Herrington Country Park
Herrington Country Park has been developed on the site of a colliery. The colliery closed in 1985. A reminder of the area's history is provided by this pit wheel, which flanks a path which leads into a Miners' Memorial Garden.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Park and Public Gardens Former: Colliery Near: Sunderland Place: New Herrington other tags: Site of Coal Mine Pit Wheel Park Former Colliery Country Park Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Colliery Closed in 1985 [7] · Miners' Memorial Garden [2] ·
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NZ3453, 55 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Malc McDonald   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 29 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3408 5322 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:52.3556N 1:28.2276W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3410 5325
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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