J2922 : Former granite quarrymen's work shelter

taken 11 years ago, 4 km NNE of Attical, Co Down, Northern Ireland

Former granite quarrymen's work shelter.
Former granite quarrymen's work shelter.
In the Welsh granite industry such shelters were called 'Waliau' (meaning walls). It was here in all weathers with just a wall for protection that the quarried granite was dressed (cut into shape). Such structures are common in the Mournes.

J2622 : Former granite quarrymen's work shelter
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J2922, 53 images   (more nearby search)
Date Taken
Sunday, 14 July, 2013   (more nearby)
Wednesday, 17 July, 2013
Geographical Context
Uplands  Quarrying, Mining  Derelict, Disused 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 296 228 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:8.3239N 6:1.0008W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! J 297 229
View Direction
West-southwest (about 247 degrees)
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