SE2333 : Possible old adit entrance in Post Hill woods - detail

taken 4 years ago, near to Pudsey, Leeds, Great Britain

Possible old adit entrance in Post Hill woods - detail
Possible old adit entrance in Post Hill woods - detail
I'm not entirely sure but it looked as though several blocks of stone had been deliberately placed to cover the entrance to an adit. See SE2333 : Possible old adit entrance in Post Hill woods for context.
Post Hill woods, Pudsey :: SE2433

Post Hill is now a nature reserve managed by Leeds City Council. It consists of a largely wooded hillside about a mile in length, sloping down to the Pudsey Beck. Within the woods are remains of various quarries which were worked until the early 20th century, and there are several tracks and footpaths. At the time of writing there was a public consultation on a proposal to upgrade the public footpaths within the reserve to bridleway status, in order to make legal the already de facto use of the woods for mountain biking.

A history of the site, including the use of the hillside for motorcycle hill climbing trials in the mid 20th century, can be found on Wikipedia LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Saturday, 6 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 6 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Woodland, Forest 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2391 3309 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:47.6146N 1:38.3113W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 2391 3309
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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Disused Mine Adit 

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