SH5660 : Y Ddol pit

taken 11 years ago, near to Llanberis, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Y Ddol pit
Y Ddol pit
This is the smaller of the two pits of Cook&Ddol Quarries. It was accessed by a level which is located about half way down pitch 2 of the Ffridd Incline. Rock from the pit was at first dealt with in the working area near the mouth of the tunnel. Later after a sawmill was built rock was uphauled along a private incline running parallel to the Ffridd Incline. By the end of the 19th century the pit had been abandoned and extraction confined to the Cook pit.
SH5660 : 'Lefal' or tunnel into the Ddol pit
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Date Taken
Sunday, 14 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 19 January, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 560 604 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.3096N 4:9.1449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 561 603
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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