SK2273 : Above Back Dale Mine

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

Above Back Dale Mine
Above Back Dale Mine
The public footpath shown to the south of this point through Back Dale Wood has been diverted northwards while quarrying takes place. Signage is inadequate and it took us a while (and a few false starts) to work out where we, walking east, were supposed to go: follow the track uphill (in the opposite direction to this photo) and join up with the main High Rake byway beyond the old opencast mine. The Back Dale Wood footpath has been completely obliterated, at least temporarily - it would be nice if quarrying companies, having been granted permission to destroy a public footpath, could be bothered to signpost diversions properly.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 July, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 18 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Paths  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2294 7348 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.4700N 1:39.4555W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2296 7350
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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