NZ6814 : Moorsholm Docks

taken 1 year ago, near to Moorsholm, Redcar And Cleveland, Great Britain

Moorsholm Docks
Moorsholm Docks
Right on the High Street of this delightful little village that just missed out on the ironstone mining activities of the rest of East Cleveland, is a row of six sunken sandstone water troughs that have become known as the Moorsholm Docks. Probably dating from the 19th-century they are fed by piped water from a spring on the moors. The name seems to be a bit of a mystery; some suggest it came about purely as a result of a ‘wag’.

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NZ6814, 8 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 4 October, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 October, 2018
Geographical Context
Farm, Fishery, Market Gardening  Village, Rural settlement  Water resources 
Primary Subject of Photo
Trough 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 689 144 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:31.2562N 0:56.2153W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 689 144
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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