SH5144 : Chwarel Lechi Hendre-ddu Slate Quarry

taken 13 years ago, near to Llanfihangel-y-Pennant, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Chwarel Lechi Hendre-ddu Slate Quarry
Chwarel Lechi Hendre-ddu Slate Quarry
Hendre-ddu Quarry, also known as Prince Llywelyn Quarry, like all the Cwm Pennant quarries had a mixed fortune. Developed with vigour in the 1860s, its owners over reached themselves and were bankrupt by 1872. Reopened in 1873, its reservoir collapsed in 1875, but it managed to survive until 1880. Its peak time workforce numbered around 60.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 10 October, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 12 October, 2006
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 518 444 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:58.5841N 4:12.5179W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 524 443
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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