SK3181 : O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods

taken 1 year ago, near to Dore, Sheffield, Great Britain

O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods
O-Pit in Ecclesall Woods
The pit was used to dry wood to produce 'white coal' which was used to smelt lead at Abbeydale Hamlet SK3281 : Abbeydale Industrial Hamlet. There are over 100 such pits in the woods. Their use stopped in the 18th century.
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SK3181, 22 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Monday, 14 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 14 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Woodland, Forest 
Place (from Tags)
Sheffield 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pit 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 3174 8197 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.0216N 1:31.4904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 31741 81969
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Ecclesall Woods  White Coal Pit 

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