SK1682 : Hope Cement Works

taken 12 years ago, near to Hope, Derbyshire, Great Britain

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Hope Cement Works
Hope Cement Works
A close-up of the main chimney and adjacent building from just off the bridleway to the south; the round horizontal pipe to the bottom right (whose size can be deduced by the stairways running up the side of the adjacent building) was rotating slowly - impressive. The cement works was commissioned in 1929, has its own rail link, and produces 1.3 million tonnes of cement per year, or about 10% of the UK supply, from around 2 million tonnes of limestone extracted.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 27 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Thursday, 27 July, 2006
Industry > Works   (more nearby)
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OSGB36: geotagged! SK 164 824 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:20.2952N 1:45.3100W
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