NZ8016 : Wrack Hills

taken 10 years ago, near to Runswick Bay, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

Wrack Hills
Wrack Hills
Cliffs north of Runswick Bay.
The two arches are the remains of calcinating kilns at the old Wrack Hills ironstone mine. Ironstone was baked here to drive off water and carbonic acid to reduce its weight for transport. The better known kilns at Rosedale can be seen here SE7098 : Calcining Kilns, Rosedale East Ironstone Mine
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NZ8016, 51 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 13 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 16 August, 2007
Category
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 808 168 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:32.4496N 0:45.1015W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 809 168
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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