2019

SK5752 : Underground service reservoir -Papplewick

taken 5 years ago, 3 km from Ravenshead, Nottinghamshire, England

Underground service reservoir -Papplewick
Underground service reservoir -Papplewick
Built in 1879 to the design of Thomas Hawksley and abandoned in 1912 due to cracking in its brick walls. This underground fan vaulted brick masterpiece is now visited as part of the preserved Papplewick Pumping Station. There is a 3 supplement to pay and a tractor and trailer ride to enjoy in order to experience this with a guide. The echoes in here are something else.

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Geographical Context: Historic sites and artefacts Derelict, Disused Water resources Primary Subject: Reservoir Place: Papplewick Pumping Station other tags: Service Reservoir (Disused) Underground Reservoir Click a tag, to view other nearby images.
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SK5752, 35 images   (more nearby 🔍)
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Chris Allen   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 8 December, 2019   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 8 December, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 573 522 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:3.8492N 1:8.7203W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 573 522
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