NZ6809 : Old quarry at the moor edge

taken 2 years ago, near to Castleton, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Old quarry at the moor edge
Old quarry at the moor edge
One of several disused quarries on the moor edge to the north of Castleton. There is no sign here of decent quality stone, whilst a search of old OS 6" maps reveals another nearby as a silica quarry, so one assumes this one was for the same purpose.
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 September, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 6 September, 2015
Geographical Context
Lowlands  Geological interest  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Moorland 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 6823 0957 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:28.6146N 0:56.9135W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 6809 0961
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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