SH6975 : Pen-dinas Quarry

taken 3 years ago, near to Llanfairfechan, Conwy, Great Britain

Pen-dinas Quarry
Pen-dinas Quarry
Abandoned levels at the western side of Pen-dinas Quarry show how far the quarrying has proceeded in the 'modern' era. Since the advent of highly-mechanised production in the 1930s the entire summit of Penmaen Mawr has been removed and the workings have become inverted to form a descending pit. The quarry has been mothballed since 2008, but there is activity and large volumes of rock suitable for armour-stone and coastal defence are stock-piled on the floor.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 24 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 23 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 6995 7528 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:15.5122N 3:57.0616W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 7010 7573
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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