SJ9719 : Brocton Camp 'J Lines' Cook House and Wash Ups

taken 11 months ago, near to Brocton, Staffordshire, Great Britain

Brocton Camp 'J Lines' Cook House and Wash Ups
Brocton Camp 'J Lines' Cook House and Wash Ups
The cook house has smaller wash ups on either side. The concrete bases are stepped up the side of Tar Hill. The non standard layout of 'J Lines' is influenced by the terrain with huts terraced into the slope.
The Chase Through Time :: SK0016
The Chase Through Time is a Heritage Lottery funded project with Staffordshire Council, Historic England and local volunteers to unravel over 2000 years of manís activity across Cannock Chase.

Cannock Chase has a rich history with its Iron Age Camp at Castle Ring, Medieval Hunting Forest, Deer Park and grazed heathland, two Great War Training Camps and post war forestry. Hidden beneath the trees and scrub there is a lot to be found.

As part of the project a LIDAR survey was undertaken of the twenty eight square mile area. Some features have been verified on the ground by the volunteers assisting the Historic England researchers. However, with such a large area only some areas have been visited.

Using the images submitted on Geograph in conjunction with the LIDAR and Historic England mapping on Arcgis should allow a photographic record of the features to be developed by the volunteers.

The combined LIDAR map can be found at LinkExternal link

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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 September, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 2 September, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Heath, Scrub  Defence, Military 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 970 192 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:46.2231N 2:2.7010W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 970 192
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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WW1 Brocton Camp  Cookhouse 

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