SH2283 : Large magazine at Holyhead

taken 1 year ago, near to Holyhead/Caergybi, Isle of Anglesey/Sir Ynys Mon, Great Britain

Large magazine at Holyhead
Large magazine at Holyhead
Situated close to what is now the Breakwater Country Park, this magazine was for the storage of explosives used at the former quartzite quarry. As with its smaller neighbour, it was constructed with immensely thick walls, but with a relatively thin roof in case of accidental explosions, which would be directed upwards rather than outwards.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 2 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 11 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Grassland  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused  Industry 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 2288 8340 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:19.0691N 4:39.6273W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 2289 8333
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