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Granite Quarry, Ton-fanau

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NPRN525492
Map ReferenceSH50SE
Grid ReferenceSH5716103324
Unitary (Local) AuthorityGwynedd
Old CountyMerioneth
CommunityLlangelynin
Type Of SiteQUARRY
PeriodPost Medieval
Description
A quarry is shown on 2nd edition OS mapping with an incline plane at its southern end. The mapping shows a well-developed tramway network leading to a cluster of rectangular buildings within the quarry and then leading away westwards to join to the railway line (see NPRN 525496-7). Modern aerial photography shows the quarry to be much extended. The foundations of various phases of buildings can be seen.

Sources include:
NAW aerial photography 2006-9
OS 2nd edition 25in mapping date 1901

Maritime Officer, RCAHMW, July 2013.