SH4094 : Porth Wen brickworks

taken 10 years ago, near to Burwen, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

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Porth Wen brickworks
Porth Wen brickworks
Before these brickworks closed at the start of the First World War, it manufactured refractory bricks for the steel industry. Quartzite from a quarry at Graig Wen was brought down the hillside in wagons on a tramway. Yellow clay was added to the crushed rock to make the bricks. The site is now derelict, but can be easily accessed from the coastal path.
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SH4094, 131 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Saturday, 15 October, 2011   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 October, 2011
Geographical Context
Coastal  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4018 9461 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.4399N 4:24.4006W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4022 9460
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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