2013

NZ3068 : Killingworth Waggonway, Rising Sun Country Park

taken 11 years ago, near to Willington, North Tyneside, England

Killingworth Waggonway, Rising Sun Country Park
Killingworth Waggonway, Rising Sun Country Park
Rising Sun Country Park is a 160 hectare green oasis within North Tyneside. Many of the North Tyneside waggonways associated with the former coalmining industry have been converted into bridleways and cycle paths. The Killingworth Waggonway from Willington Quay on the Tyne up to Killingworth Colliery dates back to 1764 and is one of the oldest; it was closed in 1942. The many coloured arrows on the post are signposts for various different trails around the Park.

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Geographical Context: Paths Railways Woodland, Forest Former: Waggonway other tags: Bridleway Path Country Park Signpost Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Killingworth Waggonway [7] · Path [4] ·
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NZ3068, 19 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Oliver Dixon   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 13 March, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 March, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3036 6893 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:0.8401N 1:31.6063W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 30335 68956
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Image classification(about): Geograph (Fourth Visitor for NZ3068)
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