SK3958 : Shirland Golf Course

taken 8 years ago, near to Shirland, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Shirland Golf Course
Shirland Golf Course
Looking north-east to the tower of Shirland church showing just above the trees. The golf course occupies the site of the old Shirland coal mine spoil heaps. The pit was sunk in 1864 and by the end of the 19th century the colliery employed 500 men. The pit closed in 1965 and now there is now no sign of the former industrial activity here.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 2 July, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 15 November, 2011
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3977 5813 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.1322N 1:24.4337W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3976 5808
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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