NY8885 : Cragg Quarry

taken 10 years ago, near to West Woodburn, Northumberland, Great Britain

Cragg Quarry
Cragg Quarry
A sandstone quarry situated about one mile south of West Woodburn. It ceased production in the 1920s, re-opened in the early 1990s and closed again in around 2001. In 2005 a 10-year licence was granted for further extraction. According to Northumberland County Council, extraction from the site is intermittent dependent on demand, and the site is capable of producing 3,000 tonnes per year. For more information, see: LinkExternal link
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NY8885, 5 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 February, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 16 February, 2008
Category
Quarry   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 887 857 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:9.9291N 2:10.7255W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 886 856
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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