Coniston Close Slate Quarry Side Grinding Operation

Coniston Close Slate Quarry Side Grinding Operation

Shortly afterwards the first signs of disused quarries can be seen. The path passes by small heaps of slate rocks and the remains of old quarry buildings. Keep to the main path as you descend by the buildings. Once through the mining area keep descending on the path in the general direction of Coniston Water.

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