NZ8204 : Esk Valley

taken 3 months ago, near to Grosmont, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

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Esk Valley
Esk Valley
The hamlet of Esk Valley started life in 1860 as a row of four cottages, built for workers at the ironstone mines to the north. Beneath the living quarters were a blacksmiths’ shop, a joiner’s, a tiny office and a washroom. A few years later, as the workforce expanded, a terrace of 24 cottages was built on the other side of the former railway track (now 'Rail Trail' footpath). Esk Valley relied on the railway to bring coal, food and provisions until 1951, when the community raised enough money to construct the steep road leading down to the hamlet.
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NZ8204, 134 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 27 June, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 1 July, 2018
Geographical Context
Uplands  Paths  Village, Rural settlement  Housing, Dwellings 
Primary Subject of Photo
Terrace (Housing) 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 8226 0427 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:25.6329N 0:44.0139W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 82230 04333
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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