SN6116 : Llandybie quarry

taken 14 years ago, near to Pentre-Gwenlais, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Great Britain

Llandybie quarry
Llandybie quarry
With the opening of the Llanelly Railway in 1857 the quarries at Llandybie were developed on a large scale. The bank of six ornate kilns were built in 1856 by the surveyor and architect R K Penson who was heavily involved in the development of the quarries. Later extensions took the number of kilns in production to nine by 1900.
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SN6116, 12 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 July, 2004   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 8 October, 2005
Category
Lime kilns   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 615 167 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:49.9016N 4:0.6826W
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