SH6646 : Slate at Rhosydd Quarry

taken 7 years ago, 3 km from Tanygrisiau, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Slate at Rhosydd Quarry
Slate at Rhosydd Quarry
Discarded slate strewn around the site of Rhosydd Quarry. The ruins of some of the former accommodation can be seen in the background. The quarry began operations back in the 1840s, reaching its peak in the 1880s when 200 men were employed here. In 1900, a fall resulted in the loss of access to some of the prime slate. The quarry closed in 1930.
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SH6646, 84 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 19 August, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 August, 2011
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6644 4624 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.8070N 3:59.4904W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6634 4626
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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