NZ9701 : Entrance to Brickyards Alum Quarry

taken 5 years ago, near to Ravenscar, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Entrance to Brickyards Alum Quarry
Entrance to Brickyards Alum Quarry
Now in the hands of The National Trust Organisation. Locally mined rock was combined with human urine, brought up by barge from London, to make Alum which helped fix dye to cloth for the emerging UK textile industry.
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Date Taken
Monday, 7 October, 2013   (more nearby)
Monday, 14 October, 2013
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9724 0156 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:24.0137N 0:30.2180W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 9725 0160
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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Alum Quarrying Site  National Trust  National Trust Sign 

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