NZ0886 : Bakers Chest

taken 12 years ago, near to Hartburn, Northumberland, Great Britain

Bakers Chest
Bakers Chest
The 'bakers chest' was, maybe still is the name given to this deep 'pool'. Local 'folklore' said that during the times border raids the village baker inserted a large metal ring into the bedrock under the surface of the water to which he tied his money chest in order to keep it safe from border raiders. Unfortunately for him the chest was lost during a severe river flood!!!
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NZ0886, 27 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 29 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 26 August, 2007
Category
River   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 089 865 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:10.3744N 1:51.6711W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 089 864
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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