NS9971 : Silvermines Quarry

taken 4 years ago, 3 km from Torphichen, West Lothian, Great Britain

Silvermines Quarry
Silvermines Quarry
This is the lowest part of the series of linear mines here that exploited the Petershill Limestone. There are adit entrances at both ends of the pond, but they are not visible from here. The masonry at centre right is the remains of a lime kiln.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 September, 2013   (more nearby)
Thursday, 26 September, 2013
Geographical Context
Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9914 7162 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.6223N 3:36.9449W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 9915 7153
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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