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Old Man (Moss Head And Saddlestone Quarries.) Slate Mine ...

A large slate mine on the northern edge of the Coniston Old Man. Working has been going on for hunderads of years starting off as simple cave workings and open pits later developing into large underground chambers one of which is well over 100ft in height.

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20 best Coniston (Cumbria) walks - visorando.co.uk

A lovely gentle walk climbing up alongside the waterfalls of Church Beck to the quarry at the end of the Coppermines valley returning via the saddle with beautiful views of Coniston village and the lake. You can end the walk with a well-deserved pint in one of the cosy village pubs. A great walk to start your holiday or to do with children.

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Old Quarry Lake District High Resolution Stock Photography ...

Abandoned slate quarry near Elterwater Langdale Lake District National Park England UK Saddlestone Quarry on the flank of The Old Man of Coniston with the Coppermines Valley beyond in the Lake District National Park Cumbria England.

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Banishead Waterfall - A Confession - Torver

Above Torver there are disused slate quarries on the lower slopes of the Furness Fells. In one of these there is a spectacular waterfall - now. From the valley between The Old Man and Dow Crag the Black Beck tumbles out of Goat’s Water rushes down past Charmer’s Gravestone face down and under the Cove Bridge and the Walna Scar Road.

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Hodge close - Finstrokes

Alternative Names: None A disused slate quarry situated in the Tilberthwaite Valley near Coniston Hodge Close is one of many such slate workings in the Tilberthwaite area. The mine was worked from the 19th century to the early 1960s and is now a site much favoured by divers. Type of Dive: Hodge close is a famous quarry and cave dive. Suggested experience: Quarry-Dive Leaders The tunnels ...

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Old Coppermines & Slate Quarries – Coniston Mountain ...

Apr 12 2016 The underground slate quarries locally known as ‘closeheads’ are predominantly inside the Old Man of Coniston and Brown Pike. These slate quarries can hold hidden dangers there are internal steep passages and near vertical shafts and a large quantity of spoil heaps which can be unstable. The copper mines scattered around most of the rest ...

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Hodge Close Quarry & Caves, Coniston – Family Walks and ...

Apr 17 2017 Hodge Close Quarry amp; Caves Coniston. Hodge Close quarry and caves is certainly an adventure for young and old alike! A couple of miles north of Coniston you can park for free at GR 315017 on OS map OL7. Hodge Close offers some amazing views of its massive water filled cavern from both the top and bottom.

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Discover 460 million years of landscape change on The Old ...

As more slate was dug out the two quarries grew larger and crept closer to each other and to the river. Eventually the miners at the Banishead Quarry got too close and a section supporting the riverbank collapsed. Water was diverted into the quarry flooding it and ending all mining activity here.

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General - - Coniston coppermines | Mines and Quarries ...

Aug 10 2019 Report - Hodge close slate quarry Coniston May '11: Mines and Quarries: 0: Jul 4 2011: Similar threads. Report - Coniston Coppermines 17th Feb 2016. Started by Smarticus; Feb 23 2016; Replies: 12; Mines and Quarries. Report - Coniston Copper Mines The Hospital Levels - October 2015. Started by The Lone Ranger;

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Honister Green Slate – Honister Slate Mine Shopping

Buy Honister Green Slate and you are buying an authentic slice of the Lake District from England’s last working slate mine. Our time-served craftsmen make bespoke green slate products to your exact specifications. Each piece †from polish design and delivery …

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WalkLakes • Lake District Walk: A visit to Cathedral ...

Cathedral Quarry partial closure NY314028. On 3rd July Coniston MRT reported that: There has been a large rockfall at Cathedral Quarry and the National Trust has consequently closed the upper parts of the quarry and the tunnels until the area has been inspected. A boulder the size of a large car had collapsed.

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Durham Mining Museum - Moss Rigg (Slate)

Colliery Location Distance Opened Closed; Betsy Crag Quarrt Slate 0.4m0.7km : Black Scar Workings Copper Ore 3.0m4.9km : Blue Mine Slate Coniston

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Coniston - Village in Coniston - Visit Lake District

Coniston is a good centre for walkers and climbers and those wanting to investigate the Tilberthwaite Slate quarries. Donald Campbell broke the water speed record on Coniston Water in 1955 and was killed attempting to regain it again in 1967. In 1997 Coniston was the first village to be given the title Village of the Year .

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Coniston Village | Visitor Guide | Visit Cumbria

Coniston is a good centre for walkers and climbers and those wanting to investigate the Tilberthwaite Slate quarries. Until the copper mines dating from Jacobean times were revitalised about 1859 Coniston was a scattered rural community.

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Quarrying | Industrial History of Cumbria

Coniston Old Man slate quarry C16-C20 SD 280 980 Adit many stables dressing shed x9 office pipeway quarry railway ropeway smithy spoil heap stone sawing mill

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Slate Gifts - Slate Placemats - Slate Coasters - Coniston ...

Coniston Stonecraft Specialise in the Manufacture of Slate Products including Slate Gifts Slate Placemats Slate Coasters and Slate Cheeseboards. Tel: 015394 41236 ... We re a small craft company that can tell you who made each piece and which quarry the stone came from we believe that working hard and doing the right thing will help us keep ...

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Make no bones about it, this is Britain¿s scariest cave ...

Dec 07 2011 The lake at the abandoned slate quarry near Coniston in Cumbria is an eerie enough site - but as this image shows if you turn your head you are …

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Bespoke slate name and number plates | Coniston Slate

Experience the spectacular mountain scenery which is home to Coniston Slate. The Coppermines and Lakes Cottages offer self-catering properties in Coniston and the surrounding valleys. From centrally located modern self-catering accommodation to traditional Lakeland cottages with 70 to choose from there is one just for you.

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Quarries near Coniston, Cumbria | Reviews - Yell

Find Quarries near Coniston Cumbria as well as other companies providing industrial services near you. Get reviews contact details opening hours and photos or send your enquiry through Yell.com.

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Lakeland Slate Co

From walls to steps we have the slate and the craftsmanship for any job. WORDS FROM OUR CUSTOMERS. Our garden paving looks great! a superb job completed in no time! Mr amp; Mrs Webster Keswick. We would highly recommend Mike and his team we ended up with superb kitchen completed with the minimum of fuss and well within our budget.

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Hodge Close. - English Lakes

Hodge Close . OS Grid ref:- NY 316017. A disused slate quarry situated in the Tilberthwaite Valley near Coniston Hodge Close is one of many such slate workings in the Tilberthwaite area. The mine was worked from the 19th century to the early 1960s and is now a site much favoured by divers.

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Hodge Close slate quarry disused near Consiton Lake ...

Hodge Close Quarry in the Lake District is one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley between Langdale and Coniston. It is a massive Looking down into the Hodge Close disused slate quarry in the Lake District National Park Cumbria.

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Hodge Close Quarry - Visit Cumbria

Hodge Close Quarry is just one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley between Langdale and Coniston. This was worked on a large scale from the 19th century to small scale in the early 1960s. Hodge Close Quarry is a massive excavation of light green coloured slate sheer-sided and unfenced with an original worked depth from ground ...

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Hodge Close Quarry - Coniston, Ambleside, Cumbria

Hodge Close Quarry Coniston Ambleside - Hodge Close Quarry is an extreme diving location set on the outskirts of Coniston. The deep sided slate walls and crystal clear waters are ideal for extreme sports enthusiasts. Certainly not for the faint hearted but definitely an exciting adventure!

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Cathedral Quarry & Hodge Close, Little Langdale – Family ...

Jan 14 2018 Cathedral Quarry amp; Hodge Close Little Langdale. Cathedral Quarry and Hodge Close are both family walks that we’ve enjoyed in the past. Today we decided to combine them into one 3 †3.5 mile circular walk that took in both caves in Little Langdale in the south Lake District.

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Report - - Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11 ...

Jan 28 2019 Report - Hodge close slate quarry Coniston May '11. Thread starter drhowser; Start date Jul 4 2011; drhowser Bespectacled amp; irrelevant. Regular User. Jul 4 2011 1 Visited solo Hodge Close is one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley near Langdale. This was worked on a large scale from the 19th century to the early 60s small ...

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Barrow man found dead after Coniston quarry jump - BBC News

Jul 11 2018 The body of a man has been found in a disused Lake District quarry. The 30-year-old man from Barrow was spotted jumping from height into the water at Hodge Close Quarry Coniston…

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Hodge Close Slate Mine information and photos

Just one of many slate workings in the Tilberthwaite Valley near Langdale. This was worked on a large scale from the 19th century to the early 60s small scale. The quarry was worked as a open pit now flooded by 150ft with levels and chamber coning off the bottom access levels and above the pit.

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Honister – Via Ferrata | Mine Tours | Lake District Adventure

Located at the head of Honister Pass in the centre of the Lake District Honister Slate Mine offers a range of indoor and outdoor adventures for a range of ages and abilities. Honister is also the last working slate mine in England and home to the iconic Westmorland Green Slate.

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Broughton Moor near Coniston, Cumbria - slate working

May 04 2014 Broughton Moor Lakeland Green Slate 7 miles south-west of Coniston Cumbria. Polishing The photographs are part of a large collection donated by Mr. Hugh O'Neill former Special Correspondent for Quarry Manager Journal and Cement Lime and Gravel in the early 1960s.

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