SX7577 : Haytor Quarry

taken 16 years ago, near to Haytor Vale, Devon, Great Britain

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Haytor Quarry
Haytor Quarry
Haytor quarry was mainly worked from the 1820's to the 1860's and the stone was used in the building of The British Museum and London Bridge. The stone was transported out along the granite tramway. The last stone to be extracted was for the Exeter War Memorial in 1919.
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SX7577, 139 images   (more nearby search)
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Date Taken
Monday, 16 May, 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 23 April, 2007
Category
Quarry (disused)   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 759 774 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:35.0136N 3:45.2573W
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OSGB36: geotagged! SX 759 774
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