SK2699 : Pecks Pond

taken 8 months ago, near to Stocksbridge, Sheffield, Great Britain

Pecks Pond
Pecks Pond
The natural ancient watering hole was used by both drovers taking cattle and pack horses carrying salt along the Cheshire to East Yorkshire Salters' Way. In 1741, this road became the turnpike road to Manchester. The walls were built through the pond to allow two different lots of livestock to water.
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SK2699, 36 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 24 May, 2021   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 May, 2021
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Paths  Educational sites  Roads, Road transport 
Name (from Tags)
Pecks Pond 
Place (from Tags)
Green Moor  Barnsley 
Primary Subject of Photo
Path 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2656 9989 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:29.7029N 1:36.0672W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2662 9988
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Packhorse Trail  Former Packhorse Route 

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