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History

 

This was part of the drainage system for Asfordby 'Super pit', which closed in the late 90's due to constant flooding. It comes away from screening tanks and a settling pool, that allowed the coal dust to be removed from the water before it enters Welby Brook.

 

Explore

 

This was a nice end to a day of exploring around east Leicestershire. Great to see Lost Explorer enjoy a drain, we're gradually turning him to the darkside. This was a bit stoopy, about 5ft RCP, and it had a steep gradient to it on it's way to the brook. It seemed to wind quite a lot, but I don't think this is reflected in the images. It was very warm and misty in there, we were sweating our bollocks (and tits) off when we got out.
 

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Cheers for Looking

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Well it's mainly RCP, but a few interesting junctions are it's redeeming features. Thanks for posting :) 

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