SO6511 : Shakemantle Quarry

taken 20 days ago, near to Ruspidge, Gloucestershire, Great Britain

Shakemantle Quarry
Shakemantle Quarry
Originally an ironstone mine, Shakemantle continued as a stone quarry up until the 1960s. The rock face seen here is used by climbers and a web search throws up a number of climbing sites before anything on history.
This page from Gloucestershire County Council LinkExternal link is full of information, except about where the rather swashbuckling name came from.
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 24 September, 2019   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 25 September, 2019
Geographical Context
Quarrying, Mining 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6533 1139 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:48.0043N 2:30.2505W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SO 6529 1130
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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Disused Quarry 

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