SY9776 : Old quarry building - Winspit

taken 8 years ago, near to Worth Matravers, Dorset, Great Britain

Old quarry building - Winspit
Old quarry building - Winspit
The quarries were dug by men from Worth Matravers whose families had quarrying rights. This was done by hand until the end of WWII. The stone used to be lowered down the cliffs into boats and taken away. During the Second World War the stone was used for defences and the building of airfields.
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SY9776, 109 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 20 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 21 September, 2009
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 976 760 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.0292N 2:2.0986W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 975 759
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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