NS3979 : Bonhill Quarry: chisel marks

taken 6 years ago, near to Bonhill, West Dunbartonshire, Great Britain

Bonhill Quarry: chisel marks
Bonhill Quarry: chisel marks
This is part of the rock face at the eastern side of the quarry, the side farthest from the entrance. For context, see NS3979 : Bonhill Quarry.
Bonhill Quarry

The quarry, which is now disused, was worked for its Old Red Sandstone. It appears on the first-edition OS map (surveyed in 1864), and later expanded southwards (as shown on the map revision of 1896), but it was labelled "disused" on the map revision of c.1914. The quarry was still in use in 1891 (in that year, three men were injured in an accident while blasting with gunpowder). A smaller disused quarry is located about 250 metres ENE of it: Link

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Date Taken
Friday, 11 March, 2016   (more nearby)
Thursday, 31 March, 2016
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3989 7961 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:58.9606N 4:34.0719W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 3989 7961
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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