SJ6903 : Pithead, Blists Hill

taken 5 years ago, near to Coalport, Telford And Wrekin, Great Britain

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Pithead, Blists Hill
Pithead, Blists Hill
The pithead gear may be a reconstruction from original materials, but the mine is real and gives a great impression of coal mining in the early years of the Industrial Revolution. The Blists Hill Ironworks, original occupants of the site, can be seen across the canal.
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Date Taken
Friday, 30 May, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 29 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Public buildings and spaces  Quarrying, Mining  Industry 
Primary Subject of Photo
Coal Mine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6946 0350 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.7035N 2:27.1577W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 6944 0352
View Direction
Southeast (about 135 degrees)
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