SE0862 : Reopened Old Shaft

taken 2 months ago, 3 km from Greenhow, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Reopened Old Shaft
Reopened Old Shaft
In an area known as Tiddly Groove, another ancient rake, this old shaft was reopened in the 1950s or early 60s by men looking for fluorite. Where it was worth working incline shafts were subsequently built, which made extraction easier than hauling up old shafts.
If you do decide to investigate this one, take great care, there is an old piece of metal sheeting over the top of the hole, and the sides are very crumbly!
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SE0862, 9 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Friday, 15 May, 2020   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 24 May, 2020
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Mine Shaft 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0810 6263 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:3.5734N 1:52.6649W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 0810 6266
View Direction
SOUTH (about 180 degrees)
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