SE0169 : Mine Tailings near Swarth Gill

taken 5 months ago, 4 km from Conistone, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Mine Tailings near Swarth Gill
Mine Tailings near Swarth Gill
This seemingly ordinary spread of limestone next to the stream is the remains from a trial adit that was dug into the low hillside here about, probably to access the mines further over on the moor. It is not known how successful it was, but given the small amount of spoil I would hazard that they gave up before they reached any profitable ore.
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SE0169, 36 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 March, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 April, 2019
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0125 6964 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.3572N 1:58.9422W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0123 6960
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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