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placename:- Red Rock Quarry
locality:- Bowscar
parish Penrith town, once in Cumberland
county:- Cumbria
sandstone quarry; quarry
coordinates:- NY52683484
10Km square:- NY53

1Km square NY5234

courtesy of Mike Dixon
photograph

Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2008
photograph

Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Quarry face and compressor. -- 4.4.2008

specimen:- JandMN (400)


Rock, hand specimen of sandstone from Red Rock Quarry, Bowscar, Penrith, Cumberland, NY52683484, 4 April 2008.
Lower Permian; Penrith sandstone.
date:- 2008
period:- 2000s

photographs
courtesy of Mike Dixon
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Sandstone quarry face, thin beds. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Rough slabs. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Tool shed. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- The owner, Mike Dixon, dressing stone. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- The owner, Mike Dixon, dressing stone. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Dressing a slab; hammer and riving wedge. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Riving a slab; hammer and riving wedge. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Dressed sandstone slabs and building stone. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Larger blocks of sandstone. -- 4.4.2008
tiny photograph, 
button to large Red Rock Quarry -- Bowscar -- Penrith -- Cumbria / -- Two blocks of a series of stones at the entrance:- -- 'CHOPIN / BEETHOVEN' -- These were inscribed by a previous owner of the quarry, who worked when he felt like it. -- 4.4.2008

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