SO9417 : Old quarry on Leckhampton hill

taken 3 years ago, near to Ullenwood, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Old quarry on Leckhampton hill
Old quarry on Leckhampton hill
The local Jurassic limestone was quarried here up until the late 1920s, much of the stone being transported via tramway and inclined plane to the nearby town of Cheltenham. Nowadays the site is worth a visit for the scenery, the industrial archaeology and the calcareous flora which my ecologist wife tells me is pretty special.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 4 June, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 5 June, 2017
Geographical Context
Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Place (from Tags)
Leckhampton Hill 
Near (from Tags)
Cheltenham 
Primary Subject of Photo
Quarry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9462 1771 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:51.4770N 2:4.7714W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 9460 1771
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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Old Quarry  Limestone  Fossils  Calcareous Flora 

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