NZ1165 : Site of the disused Hope Pit

taken 9 years ago, near to Wylam, Northumberland, Great Britain

Site of the disused Hope Pit
Site of the disused Hope Pit
The scrub woodland conceals foundations of buildings (mine engine houses and Rift Cottages), a spoil heap, and (on the right) the start of a waggonway which led due south towards North Wylam Railway Station. Hope Pit was known locally as 'Chuckee Pit' and was worked periodically during the C18th and C19th, although finally closed in 1893-94.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 28 December, 2011   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 28 December, 2011
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Woodland, Forest 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1178 6518 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:58.8652N 1:49.0483W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 1170 6514
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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