SO1103 : View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (2)

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

View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (2)
View across Parc Cwm Darran Lake (2)
Summer afternoon view from the southern end 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.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 3 August, 2013   (more nearby)
Friday, 9 August, 2013
Geographical Context
Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Place (from Tags)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 117 031 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:43.1905N 3:16.7007W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 118 030
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Parc Cwm Darran  Country Park  Former Colliery Site  Yellow Water Lily  Man-Made Lake 

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