2018

NG5534 : Raasay Iron Works

taken 6 years ago, near to Inverarish, Isle of Raasay, Scotland

Raasay Iron Works
Raasay Iron Works
Looking down from the former railway over the remains of the iron works and the pier from which the iron was shipped to Ravenscraig in Lanarkshire.
Ironstone Mining on Raasay

Between 1912 and 1916 iron ore was extracted from ironstones that outcrop in the southern part of the Isle of Raasay. Extensive ruins of the workings and associated buildings continue to disfigure the landscape of the island.


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Geographical Context: Quarrying, Mining
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NG5534, 96 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Anne Burgess   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Sunday, 29 April, 2018   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 May, 2018
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5543 3410 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:19.8974N 6:3.9080W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 5557 3439
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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