NZ8613 : Former alum workings, north of Sandsend

taken 12 years ago, near to Sandsend, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Former alum workings, north of Sandsend
Former alum workings, north of Sandsend
The photo shows an area of coast intensively worked for alum in the 18th and 19th century. Both the quarried cliffs and spoil heaps can be seen. An informative leaflet, giving a guided walk over what remains of this once thriving industry is available in the shop at Sandsend.
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NZ8613, 23 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 23 December, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 27 February, 2006
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 860 136 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:30.6253N 0:40.3935W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 858 132
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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