NY5996 : Disused quarry below White Knowe

taken 3 years ago, near to Deadwater, Northumberland, Great Britain

Disused quarry below White Knowe
Disused quarry below White Knowe
The ruined building is named on old maps as Fairloans, as is the quarry. This name is currently used for a farm about 1km to the north-east alongside the disused railway. The rock extracted here was Carboniferous limestone which outcrops in a band among predonimant sandstone and probably was the derivation of the name, White Knowe.
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NY5996, 9 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 September, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 7 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 5948 9675 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:15.7941N 2:38.3489W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 59472 96723
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North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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