SE3423 : Perimeter path, Stanley Marsh local nature reserve

taken 14 days ago, near to Stanley, Wakefield, Great Britain

Perimeter path, Stanley Marsh local nature reserve
Perimeter path, Stanley Marsh local nature reserve
On the northern boundary of the site. The reserve is on the site of Victoria No. 1 pit, known locally as Deep Drop pit, because of its 475ft deep mine shaft [about 142 metres]. Victoria Colliery had many pits, and this one closed in the late 1800s [one source says 1887, another 1896]. The land was then farmed, but became flooded in the 1950s, due to poor drainage and mining subsidence. It is now one of Wakefield Council's local nature reserves.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 March, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 26 March, 2020
Geographical Context
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Former (from Tags)
Coal Pit 
Primary Subject of Photo
Nature Reserve 
Path (from Tags)
Footpath 
Place (from Tags)
Stanley 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3446 2369 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:42.5102N 1:28.7653W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SE 3448 2369
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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