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P number: P202486
Old photograph number: A02538
Caption: Starring Potteries, Littleborough. Looking NW.
Description: Starring Potteries, Littleborough. Looking NW. Starring Potteries, Dearnley, near Littleborough. The fireclay worked here for the manufacture of drain pipes, etc. is about 4 ft. thick and immediately underlies the Inch Mine coal, a thin seam averaging one inch in thickness. The Inch Mine coal is a local seam 66 ft. above the famous Bullion Mine coal. It is worked here opencast and by means of dayeyes. A very shallow winding shaft is seen in the photograph.
Date taken: 01/08/1923
Photographer: Rhodes, J.
Copyright statement: Crown
X longitude/easting: 393500
Y latitude/northing: 416500
Coordinate reference system, ESPG code: 27700 (OSGB 1936 / British National Grid)
Orientation: Landscape
Size: 205.08 KB; 1000 x 736 pixels; 85 x 62 mm (print at 300 DPI); 265 x 195 mm (screen at 96 DPI);
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Categories: Unsorted Images, Geoscience subjects/ Economic geology/ Bricks, clay and marl quarries  


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