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placename:- Rigghead Quarries
parish Borrowdale parish, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
quarry
coordinates:- NY238152
10Km square:- NY21

1Km square NY2315

photograph

Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008
photograph

Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008

source:- OS County Series (Cmd 70)

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.
Rigghead Quarries

placename:- Rigghead Quarries
date:- 1867=1868
period:- 19th century, late; 1860s

old map:- Smith 1751

Map of the Black Lead Mines in Cumberland, and area, scale about 2 miles to 1 inch, by George Smith, published in the Gentleman's Magazine, 1751.
thumbnail GM13b, button to large image
Best blue Slate in England
on 'High Craig' which is High Spy.
date:- 1751
period:- 18th century, late; 1750s

photographs
tiny photograph, 
button to large Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Rigghead Quarries -- Borrowdale -- Cumbria / -- 19.1.2008

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