SH8182 : Former Quarry on Little Orme's Head

taken 6 years ago, near to Penrhyn-Side, Conwy, Great Britain

Former Quarry on Little Orme's Head
Former Quarry on Little Orme's Head
Limestone was quarried here from about 1889 and mostly shipped to Scotland for use in blast furnaces. It was later used in the manufacture of Porland Cement because of its high calcium carbonate content. It closed in 1931.
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SH8182, 92 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 14 January, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 6 February, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 816 826 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.6282N 3:46.6898W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 817 825
View Direction
North-northwest (about 337 degrees)
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