SK0471 : Grin Low Quarry

taken 8 years ago, near to Burbage, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Grin Low Quarry
Grin Low Quarry
Originally created for the purpose of crating lime, in succession to the smaller scale workings still to be seen on the surrounding hillsides. Operations ceased in the 1950s, but were restarted in 1967 for the extraction of roadstone. This however was short lived due to local protests, ceasing in 1972. The quarry floor now houses a large caravan park and the car park for Buxton Country Park and Grin Low.
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SK0471, 25 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 1 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 3 October, 2009
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 049 719 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:14.6460N 1:55.6729W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 049 717
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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