2019

NZ3536 : Kelloe Beck

taken 5 years ago, near to Kelloe, County Durham, England

Kelloe Beck
Kelloe Beck
Kelloe Beck at this point is a very small watercourse flowing past the site of the former East Hetton (Kelloe) Colliery. The entire area has undergone substantial change since the closure of the colliery in 1983. Downstream of this photograph (behind the photographer) the stream was dammed with a large earthwork adjacent to the colliery main entrance, and the valley was filled with the slurry from the coal washing plant. The resultant reservoir of solidified coal washings had to be mechanically dug out to return the valley to its natural state.

Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright David Robinson and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
Geographical Context: Rivers, Streams, Drainage Industry Primary Subject: Stream
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · East Hetton Colliery [2] · Entrance [2] · Kelloe Beck [2] ·
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NZ3536, 11 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
David Robinson   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 17 July, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 21 July, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 3516 3687 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:43.5359N 1:27.3365W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 35081 36872
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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