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placename:- Quayfoot Quarry
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
quarry
coordinates:- NY25361678
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2516

photograph

Quayfoot Quarry -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- Green slate quarry; horizontal bedding, vertical cleavage. -- 24.8.2008

old map:- OS County Series (Cmd 70 6)

County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

placename:- Quayfooot Quarries
quarry
date:- 1890=1899
period:- 19th century, late; 1890s

sketch map:- KDMRS 1979-82

Log book and sketch maps from the Kendal and District Mine Research Society, 1979-82.
Geological Outing of the Kendal and District Mine Research Society
Log book page 53:-
DATE - 27/4/80 / MAP REF - 2540/1680 (BY21 1:25000) / LOCATION - QUAYFOOT QUARRY / NAME - QUAYFOOT QUARRY / TYPE OF SITE - QUARRY (SLATE) / WORKING OR DISUSED - DISUSED. / PEOPLE IN PARTY [ ] / NOS. OF PHOTOS - X / SPECIMENS FOUND - [blank] / COMMENTS - SOME LEVELS ENTERABLE. OPENING OUT INTO LARGE WORKED OUT CAVERNS, ONE EXTREMELY LARGE.

placename:- Quayfoot Quarry
coordinates:- NY25401680
date:- 1980
period:- 1980s

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