SO1103 : View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (1)

taken 6 years ago, near to Deri, Caerphilly/Caerffili, Great Britain

View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (1)
View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (1)
Summer afternoon view from the eastern side of the lake.
Parc Cwm Darran
A country park built on the site of Ogilvie Colliery and its spoil tips LinkExternal link . Ogilvie Colliery was the largest of the collieries in the Darran Valley and at its peak employed up to 1,500 men and boys. The first coal was raised in 1923 and the colliery closed in 1975.

The colliery was the location for a 1973 episode of Dr Who, The Green Death, with Jon Pertwee.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright Robin Drayton and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
+
+
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SO1103, 50 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 3 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 9 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Deri 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 118 030 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.1582N 3:16.6911W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 118 031
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map
+

Other Tags
Parc Cwm Darran  Country Park  Former Colliery Site  Yellow Water Lily  Man-Made Lake 

Click a tag, to view other nearby images.

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 49 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
NW N NE
W Go E
SW S SE
[Mark
You are not logged in login | register