SX2572 : Cheesewring Quarry

taken 39 years ago, near to Minions, Cornwall, Great Britain

Cheesewring Quarry
Cheesewring Quarry
View from the westerly edge of the former quarry, looking north east. The picture gives an idea of the altitude at over 1100 feet above sea level. In common with other granite mines, rock was quarried for use as a building material both locally and further afield, including major buildings in London
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SX2572, 66 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
April 1979   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 16 October, 2005
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 258 723 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:31.4692N 4:27.5372W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 258 723
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