SP9499 : Wakerley: former ironstone quarry

taken 7 years ago, near to Wakerley, Northamptonshire, Great Britain

Wakerley: former ironstone quarry
Wakerley: former ironstone quarry
The short-lived Wakerley iron ore quarries were active only from 1916-21 as the ore proved to be of a lower quality than had been hoped. Wakerley quarry was owned by the Partington Iron & Steel Co, the ore going by rail to its Irlam Steel Works in Manchester. Quarrying at Wakerley extended up the valley side as far as the Harringworth road, as the humps and hollows in the fields show.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 17 June, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 18 June, 2010
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Industrial archaeology site   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SP 947 993 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:35.0334N 0:36.1707W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SP 948 995
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