SX8666 : Stoneycombe Quarry workings from viewing platform

near to North Whilborough, Devon, Great Britain

Stoneycombe Quarry workings from viewing platform
Stoneycombe Quarry workings from viewing platform
A panoramic view across this working limestone quarry.

The deeper the quarrying goes the more it is affecting the natural springs in the adjacent limestone outcrop on Kingskerswell Common and Kingskerswell Downs where there are sites of prehistoric settlements. Over the years more and more of the limestone is likely to be extracted and one wonders if that could threaten the prehistoric site on Miltor Mator Common as well as those on Whilborough Common and Whilborough Downs. SX8666 : Viewing platform - Stoneycombe Quarry SX8666 : Stoneycombe Quarry ~ Information Board
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2011
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Geograph
Date Taken
Wednesday, 6 April, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 7 April, 2011
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 860 669 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:29.4804N 3:36.4325W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 863 666
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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