SH5745 : Gorseddau Quarry, below Fridd Uchaf

taken 4 years ago, near to Pont Aberglaslyn, Gwynedd, Great Britain

Gorseddau Quarry, below Fridd Uchaf
Gorseddau Quarry, below Fridd Uchaf
For a relatively short time around 1860, slate was quarried here at the upper end of Cwm Ystradllyn. It was taken by horse-drawn tramway SH5543 : The Gorseddau Tramway north of Ynyspandy Slate Mill to Melin Lechi Ynyspandy Slate Mill SH5543 : Melin Lechi Ynysypandy to be split and shaped. Then it continued on the tramway SH5442 : View south along the former track bed of the Gorseddau Tramway down to the coast SH5639 : Public footpath alongside Y Cyt / The Cut for shipping out through Porthmadog.
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Date Taken
Saturday, 30 May, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 5 June, 2015
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Former (from Tags)
Slate Quarry 
National Park (from Tags)
Snowdonia 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5724 4529 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:59.1525N 4:7.6841W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5573 4413
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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