SK4167 : The northern end of a fishing pond

taken 4 years ago, near to Temple Normanton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

The northern end of a fishing pond
The northern end of a fishing pond
 
This photograph shows the embankment at the northern end of the larger of the two ponds in this south-eastern corner of the Grassmoor Country Park LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) . This pond was dug as part of the Grassmoor colliery workings and is now a fishing pond managed by the Williamthorpe Angling Club LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) .

The large green and white building behind the trees is part of the Temple Normanton Business Park and is built on the site of what was once a training colliery.

At the far end of the embankment (left of centre) a SK4167 : Drain feeds water into the pond from issues some 285m to the east. In the middle of the embankment brickwork is a grill that is the start of a culvert into which the pond water drains and is transported via a series of culverts and open water courses into Calow Brook.

See also this photograph of SK4167 : Grassmoor Country Park, which was taken a few metres behind the viewpoint and these photographs by:-
Alan Heardman:- SK4167 : Grassmoor Country Park View and
Peter Barr:- SK4167 : Works and fishing pond.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 21 February, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 March, 2018
Geographical Context
Sport, Leisure  Park and Public Gardens  Lakes, Wetland, Bog 
Primary Subject of Photo
Pond 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4125 6754 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:12.2004N 1:23.0344W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 4123 6753
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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