NT2955 : Old quarry, Upperside

taken 7 months ago, 4 km from Temple, Midlothian, Great Britain

Old quarry, Upperside
Old quarry, Upperside
Site of a small quarry surrounded by a plantation and probably a former landfill site.

Several small quarries in the area are shown on the 1854 OS 6" Edinburghshire sheet 18, marked as limestone quarries and presumably used to feed the limekilns a short distance south of the road junction.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Monday, 21 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2914 5581 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:47.4226N 3:7.8970W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 2912 5582
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Disused Quarry 

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