SH5760 : Chwarel Ladas

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

Chwarel Ladas
Chwarel Ladas
This is one of the earliest quarries to be worked in the district. Slate was transported by boat to Cwm-y-glo SH5562 for carting to Caernarfon. The Padarn railway passes through the site. Ladas is not a Welsh word, rather it is an acronym for Lady Alice Duff Assheton-Smith, the land owner's wife.
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SH5760, 197 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 22 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 January, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 578 609 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:7.6030N 4:7.5274W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 578 609
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East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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