SK2655 : Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry

near to Middleton, Derbyshire, Great Britain

Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry
Aerial view of Hopton Wood Quarry
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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2010
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Date Taken
Thursday, 11 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 18 July, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2658 5531 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:5.6604N 1:36.2720W
Photographer Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 2671 5519
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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