NY9073 : Western entrance to Barrasford Quarry

taken 9 years ago, near to Barrasford, Northumberland, Great Britain

Western entrance to Barrasford Quarry
Western entrance to Barrasford Quarry
Tarmac operate the huge long-running Barrasford Quarry LinkExternal link as a source of roadstone. The quarry is a good source of whinstone (the stone of which much of Hadrian's Wall was built), and also of limestone. The main entrance to the quarry is from the A68 NY9376.
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NY9073, 16 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 February, 2009
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 909 739 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:3.6129N 2:8.6214W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 909 739
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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