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Clearwell Caves Chimney - The Rocks, Coleford, Gloucestershire, UK
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree
N 51° 46.269 W 002° 36.843
30U E 526630 N 5735655
Quick Description: Just off the path from the car park to the entrance of Clearwell Caves, this chimney can be seen.
Location: West Midlands, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 7/27/2014 9:31:27 AM
Waymark Code: WMM5XD
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
Views: 1

Long Description:
The chimney is part of an oven used to process ochre from the iron ore minerals in the cave system.

It is a brick chimney on a stone base. This is a beautiful area and the caves are an ancient natural system which have been extensively mined.
Private or Public Property?: Private

What material is it made from?: Brick and Stone

Estimated Height of chimney (please include whether metres or feet): 10 feet

Type of building e.g. house, hotel etc: Caves/Mine

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Website with further information: [Web Link]

When was it made?: Not listed

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