Coniston Close Slate Quarry

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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.

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Coniston Old Man slate Mines - YouTube. Hodge Close Quarry is a dramatic example of man's influence upon the appearance of a landscape, featuring a huge cavern with a water filled bottom which dominates the landscape, along with large spoil piles from the slate mining.

Hodge Close Quarry - Coniston, Ambleside, Cumbria

Details for Hodge Close Quarry 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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28.01.2019· Report - Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11. Thread starter drhowser; Start date Jul 4, 2011; drhowser Bespectacled & 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 scale). The slate was moved through the site by ...

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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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We have two hard-working and experienced craftsmen on site - Neville, who owns the quarry, and Richard. They blast, quarry and finish all the slate by hand. Working from their open fronted workshop Neville and Richard create a product which is unique to the Lake District and which is second-to-none in quality. Find Out More. Hand-Made Product. Our products are handmade using only use the ...

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Together these deposits have given us the silver-grey slates of Coniston Old Man; the green slates of Broughton Moor, Hodge Close a nd Kirkstone; the blue-black slates of Brathay and Longsleddale; and the blue-grey slates quarried in Kirkby-in-Furness. The massive expansion of the industry through the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries was in response to the demand for slate roofing as a ...

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Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry. Ambleside / Cumbria. Slate & Slate Products - 2 Fitz Steps - Little Langdale, LA22 9PA Ambleside, Cumbria - Telephone: 📞 015394371... 2. Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry. Coniston / Cumbria. Chalk, Slate & Stone - Hodge Clo, LA21 8DJ Coniston, Cumbria - Telephone: 📞 015394371... 3. W & M Thompson (quarries) Ltd. Brampton / Cumbria. Chalk, Slate & …

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17.04.2017· Hodge Close Quarry & 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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This slate quarry was one of several excavated on the mountainside of the Old Man, ... 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. Fortunately, most of the slate …

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 …

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

28.01.2019· Report - Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11. Thread starter drhowser; Start date Jul 4, 2011; drhowser Bespectacled & 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 scale). The slate was moved through the site …

Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry - Quarries in Coniston …

Contact details for Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry in Coniston LA21 8DJ from 192.com Business Directory, the best resource for finding Quarries listings in the UK

Bespoke slate name and number plates | Coniston Slate

We have two hard-working and experienced craftsmen on site - Neville, who owns the quarry, and Richard. They blast, quarry and finish all the slate by hand. Working from their open fronted workshop Neville and Richard create a product which is unique to the Lake District and which is second-to-none in quality. Find Out More. Hand-Made Product. Our products are handmade using only use the ...

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11.07.2018· Slate was extracted from Hodge Close Quarry from the 1800s until the early 1960s. The site is popular with abseilers and divers. Following recent tragic events police are …

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.

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25.09.2010· I live close to Winter Hill in Lancashire, hence the title and a lot of our adventures are local to here. We don't just go running, we find places that are interesting, such as old mines, brickworks and other local historic sites. I hope you enjoy the blog and please feel free to make comments and I will try my best to reply :-) Dont Just run or Walk explore ! Translate. About Me. Jake of ...

Hodge Close Quarry & Caves, Coniston – Family Walks …

17.04.2017· Hodge Close Quarry & 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. You can access the cavern at the bottom and have a proper explore of …

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03.11.2015· Report - Blind Tarn Quarry, Coniston, July 2015: Mines and Quarries: 6: Aug 5, 2015: Report - Moss Head & Spion Kop slate mines, Coniston - August 2015: Mines and Quarries: 31: Aug 4, 2015: Report - Carrock and Old Man Mines, Cumbria, June '12. Mines and Quarries: 0: Jun 7, 2012: Report - Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11: Mines and Quarries: 0: Jul 4, 2011: Similar threads. Report ...

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 …

About Coniston Slate | Coniston Slate

Slate Mine History. The“Old Man of Coniston” is situated in the heart of the Lakes District, it is 2,634 feet (803 m) high, and lies to the west of the village of Coniston.. The slate mines are situated on the North East flank of the Old Man, and are known as "Old Man Quarries", though sometimes given the individual names of: Brandy Crag, SaddleStone and Moss Head.

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Zooming down to view the disused slate mine, now flooded with water at Hodge Close near Coniston in the Lake District Cumbria. Tags lake district cumbria slate quarry hodge close coniston slate mine hovershotz lake district drone

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Hodge Close Green Slate Quarry 0153 9437129. Hodge Close Cottage, CONISTON, Cumbria, LA21 8DJ; 0153 9437129; Other mining and quarrying n.e.c. Products & Services. Quarry…

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Quarries near Coniston, Cumbria. Filters. Close filters. View map. Sort by relevance. Relevance Distance View map View map. Filter results. Content Websites Photos Messaging Distance This location only 2 miles 5 miles 10 miles FREE Yell.com Listing. UK's No.1 online business directory; Be found on Google & Bing; Potential to appear on Apple Maps, Siri and more; Sign up now. Find, contact and ...

Barrow man found dead after Coniston quarry jump - …

11.07.2018· Slate was extracted from Hodge Close Quarry from the 1800s until the early 1960s. The site is popular with abseilers and divers. Following recent tragic events police are …

Old Quarry Cottage | Coniston - Coppermines

Old Quarry Cottage is an end-of-terrace slate cottage up at the top of The Banks, on one of the highest roads in the village. Built in the early C18th these cottages were homes to the local mine workers, whilst management lived on roads below. Their loss, as the views from up here, are just the best! Ideally situated this cosy cottage enjoys immediate access onto the surrounding open fells and ...

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03.11.2015· Report - Blind Tarn Quarry, Coniston, July 2015: Mines and Quarries: 6: Aug 5, 2015: Report - Moss Head & Spion Kop slate mines, Coniston - August 2015: Mines and Quarries: 31: Aug 4, 2015: Report - Carrock and Old Man Mines, Cumbria, June '12. Mines and Quarries: 0: Jun 7, 2012: Report - Hodge close slate quarry, Coniston, May '11: Mines and Quarries: 0: Jul 4, 2011: Similar threads. Report ...

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