SO0814 : Cwar yr Ystrad (limestone quarry)

taken 11 years ago, 3 km from Abercynafon, Powys, Great Britain

Cwar yr Ystrad (limestone quarry)
Cwar yr Ystrad (limestone quarry)
At more than 500 metres above sea level, descending on foot from the remote summit of Garn Felen, it's rather surprising to come across a concrete lamp standard. It once helped to illuminate access to the upper quarries of a complex that may be reached via progressively rougher roads from the signpost to Trefil, off a roundabout on the A465 'Heads of the Valleys' road. In this area there is an interesting juxtaposition of the abandoned limestone quarry workings and the natural beauty of the distant central Brecon Beacons ridges.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 January, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 085 146 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.3502N 3:19.7391W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 085 146
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Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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