SK2655 : Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry

taken 7 years ago, near to Middleton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry
Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry, taken 7 years ago
The quarry produced the high grade limestone, for which Middle by Wirksworth was renowned. Once served by a branch of the old High Peak Railway it was discontinued in favour of the large underground quarry at Middleton, itself now defunct.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Monday, 18 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2658 5531 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.6604N 1:36.2720W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2671 5519
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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