SJ9603 : Bridge to Holly Bank Colliery

taken 27 years ago, near to Essington, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Bridge to Holly Bank Colliery
Bridge to Holly Bank Colliery
The railway which served Hilton Main and Holly Bank collieries survived long enough to inconvenience the builders of the M6 motorway, necessitating the building of the bridge I'm standing on here. The former crossing keeper's cottage and colliery wages office is visible in the centre of the shot. Holly Bank Colliery was to the right of the crossing keeper's cabin, roughly where the houses are on the skyline. The bridge now carries a footpath.
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SJ9603, 45 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
February 1993   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 July, 2014
Geographical Context
Paths  Housing, Dwellings  Railways  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9696 0323 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.6092N 2:2.7807W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 9703 0323
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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