TL5562 : Former quarry

taken 9 years ago, near to Swaffham Bulbeck, Cambridgeshire, Great Britain

Former quarry
Former quarry
This is the site of a former clunch quarry. Clunch, a soft Cretaceous limestone, easily quarried, and easily worked was the local building stone of southern and eastern Cambridgeshire, it was also burned to make lime. Sometimes known as Totternhoe Stone or Burwell Rock it was dug locally from Roman times until the mid 20th century.
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TL5562, 83 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 March, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 7 March, 2009
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 558 625 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:14.3225N 0:16.8961E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TL 559 624
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