SD6412 : Old mine shaft in Wilderswood

taken 6 years ago, near to Horwich, Bolton, Great Britain

Old mine shaft in Wilderswood
Old mine shaft in Wilderswood
There are many old coal and clay mine workings in the vicinity of Wilderswood and higher up on Winter Hill. This one was well hidden with a capping and only located by a knowledgeable friend pointing it out. No exact position given to protect the curious or the just plain stupid.
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SD6412, 29 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 1 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 64 12 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 53:36.4707N 2:32.2803W
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Disused Mine Shaft  Abandoned Mine 

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