SJ8853 : Chatterley Whitfield Colliery

taken 7 years ago, near to Brindley Ford, Stoke-on-Trent, Great Britain

Chatterley Whitfield Colliery
Chatterley Whitfield Colliery
Photographed from well up the reclaimed spoil heap. It was a very dull day and I've adjusted the levels to give it a bit more punch. The four surviving head gears are clearly seen.

This used to be a major mining museum but has been closed for many years and finances will probably prove to be the final stumbling block leading to its ultimate demise. I do hope the complex can be saved but it is going to be a massively expensive prospect.
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SJ8853, 33 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 9 February, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 12 February, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Quarrying, Mining 
Former (from Tags)
Colliery  Museum 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 883 532 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:4.5863N 2:10.5388W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 882 529
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Chatterley Whitfield Colliery  Spoil Heap 

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