SE0959 : Pockstones Groove Lead Mine

taken 1 month ago, 4 km from Appletreewick, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Pockstones Groove Lead Mine
Pockstones Groove Lead Mine
Dug in the mid 18thC by John Summers, a lead miner in the Forest of Knaresborough, he successfully extracted several tons of ore between 1764-66.
There are several old shafts dotted about, so if you come for a look, take care where you put your feet!
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Friday, 22 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0902 5967 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:1.9764N 1:51.8268W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0905 5964
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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