NY7931 : Old spoil heap at Dubby Sike

taken 5 years ago, 3 km from Harwood, County Durham, Great Britain

Old spoil heap at Dubby Sike
Old spoil heap at Dubby Sike
Looking out over the top of an old spoil heap at Dubby Sike mine, which appears to have begun as a rather unrewarding lead mine, but worked again much later for barytes or 'heavy spar'. Meldon Hill rises beyond Cow Green Reservoir.
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NY7931, 21 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 5 April, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 8 April, 2015
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7949 3183 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:40.8662N 2:19.1771W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 7950 3187
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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