SN0729 : Derelict quarry building, Rosebush

taken 15 years ago, near to Rosebush, Pembrokeshire/Sir Benfro, Great Britain

Derelict quarry building, Rosebush
Derelict quarry building, Rosebush
Even in the summertime these ruined buildings below Rosebush and Bellstone quarries look dour and forbidding. This one was probably a sorting shed: the slates produced here were not of high quality although they were used for the roof of the palace of Westminster. Both quarries commenced in c.1830 and from c.1870 onwards Rosebush expanded to employ well over 100 people, with an output of 5000 tons, supporting a village community with a railway, hotel and chapel. It was a welcome source of employment in an impoverished area but the operation came to an end around the turn of the century.
Creative Commons Licence [Some Rights Reserved]   © Copyright ceridwen and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
1:50,000 Modern Day Landranger(TM) Map © Crown Copyright
TIP: Click the map for Large scale mapping
Change to interactive Map >
Grid Square
SN0729, 62 images   (more nearby search)
  (find more nearby)
Date Taken
Monday, 1 January, 2007   (more nearby)
Monday, 8 January, 2007
Industrial heritage > Industrial heritage   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 076 299 [100m precision]
WGS84: 51:56.0843N 4:47.9376W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SN 077 299
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
Looking for a postcode? Try this pageExternal link
Clickable map

Image classification(about): Geograph
This page has been viewed about 184 times.
View this location: KML (Google Earth) · Google MapsExternal link · Bing MapsExternal link · Geograph Coverage Map · geotagged! More Links for this image
W Go E
thumbs up icon
You are not logged in login | register