SH4094 : Porth Wen brickworks

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

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Porth Wen brickworks
Porth Wen brickworks
This view from across the bay shows the brickworks buildings at the base of the cliff and also the winding engine remains on the hilltop to the left. A darker line of vegetation shows the line of the tramway which brought the quartzite from the hilltop quarry down to a crushing house at the back of the works. The silca rich bricks made here were suitable for lining industrial furnaces.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 5 July, 2017   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 19 July, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Geological interest  Islands  Derelict, Disused  Industry  Estuary, Marine 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4017 9464 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:25.4559N 4:24.4106W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 4052 9423
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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