SK4762 : Pond in Silverhill Wood

taken 4 years ago, near to Teversal, Nottinghamshire, Great Britain

Pond in Silverhill Wood
Pond in Silverhill Wood
 
The photograph shows one of two ponds in this area of the Forestry Commission’s Silverhill Wood. The ponds were created when the area was landscaped after the closure of Teversal Colliery. The viewpoint is directly behind SK4761 : The eastern end of the Silverhill Trail.

The colliery itself lay largely to the right of this picture in what is now woodland. A brick works associated with the colliery was situated just beyond the far edge of this pond.

Behind the viewpoint and along the right-hand edge of the pond were sidings connecting the colliery with the Midland Railway’s Tibshelf and Pleasley branch line.

Coming from the left and crossing the nearer half of the pond were sidings and a connection from the colliery to a Great North Railway branch line. Immediately beyond those was an SK4761 : Access road to Teversal Colliery and brick works.

The water from these ponds drains to the south, and then eventually into the River Meden.

See also this photograph by Alan Heardman:- SK4762 : Silverhill Wood Country Park - Pond View, which is from the other side of the pond and looking toward this viewpoint.
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 January, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 20 January, 2018
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths  Sport, Leisure  Railways 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4768 6203 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:9.1967N 1:17.3083W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4774 6199
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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