2014

SK0015 : Inside the Great War Hut

taken 10 years ago, 3 km from Hednesford, Staffordshire, England

Inside the Great War Hut
Inside the Great War Hut
The two Great War camps on Cannock Chase could each accommodate up to 20000 men in wooden huts. The standard hut housed 30 men with a single stove for cooking and heating. This is one of the original huts relocated to Marquis Drive with a re-created interior.

SK0015 : Great War Hut

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Defence, Military Primary Subject: Military Infrastructure other tags: WWI Barracks Hut Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Great War Centenary - The Village Hall · Legacy of the Great War on Cannock Chase Automatic Clusters: · Great War Hut [7] · Wooden Huts [5] ·
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John M   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 16 August, 2014   (more nearby)
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Saturday, 16 August, 2014
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0043 1529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:44.1147N 1:59.7042W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 0043 1530
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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