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Cauldron Quarry, Kentmere
Cauldron Quarry
locality:-   Rainsborrow Crag
locality:-   Kentmere
civil parish:-   Kentmere (formerly Westmorland)
county:-   Cumbria
locality type:-   quarry
coordinates:-   NY44430701
1Km square:-   NY4407
10Km square:-   NY40

CBD85.jpg (taken 15.7.2014)  
CBD84.jpg  Rainsborrow Crag; Cauldron Quarry, Lambfold Quarry, quarry, Steelrigg Quarry in foreground.
(taken 15.7.2014)  

evidence:-   old map:- OS County Series (Wmd 27 1) 
placename:-  Cauldron Quarry
source data:-   Maps, County Series maps of Great Britain, scales 6 and 25 inches to 1 mile, published by the Ordnance Survey, Southampton, Hampshire, from about 1863 to 1948.

evidence:-   possibly old map:- Postlethwaite 1877 (3rd edn 1913) 
source data:-   Map, uncoloured engraving, Map of the Lake District Mining Field, Westmorland, Cumberland, Lancashire, scale about 5 miles to 1 inch, by John Postlethwaite, published by W H Moss and Sons, 13 Lowther Street, Whitehaven, Cumberland, 1877 edn 1913.
quarry symbol, head of Kentmere valley 
item:-  JandMN : 162.2
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BRK49.jpg (taken 9.9.2009)  

Glover, David: 2014: Quarries of Lakeland: Bookcase (Carlisle, Cumbria)

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