Another "Huge Sinkhole" in Wales.

alanw

Member
https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=18&lat=51.78878&lon=-3.17008&layers=168&right=osm

"Cokeyard Colliery", "Shaft"
 

nickwilliams

Active member
If that's 'huge' what is this which appeared on Hucklow Edge just after Christmas?:

http://www.tinpuffin.com/shs/220303/video/images/dji_0380r.mp4
 

alanw

Member
Speleofish said:
Is that a mine collapse or a cave? It looks as if there's a passage leading off....

https://maps.nls.uk/geo/explore/side-by-side/#zoom=19&lat=53.29891&lon=-1.72418&layers=193&right=BingHyb

Half way between two lead mines.
 

pwhole

Well-known member
Apparently you can't rely on rotten 18th century timber props to keep the surface in place ;)
 

AR

Active member
Speleofish said:
Is that a mine collapse or a cave? It looks as if there's a passage leading off....

It's a mine collapse on the main Hucklow Edge vein, and mid-way between Have-At-All and Speed Grove mines, both of which have experienced shaft collapses in recent years.
 
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