Aireborough Historical Society

Whitelands Quarry

Whitelands Quarry
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Title
Whitelands Quarry
Date Undated
Location Rawdon
Photo ID
D136 + D137 + D138 & D139
Comment
Top: A crane with driver at Whitelands Quarry which would have produced stone thought to have been used to build many local houses.

Upper Middle: Piles of stone and a crane at Whitelands Quarry.

Lower Middle: The sides of the quarry are visible, also a crane and rail track.

Bottom: Belgrave Mews and football pitches are now on the site of the quarry (September 2012).
In the photo a young boy, George Hardcastle is standing on the crane.


 

Hannah1
Hannah1
Before Belgrave Mews it was a poultry farm called Dawsons Egg Farm, and they sold frozen foods as well
15 May 2016
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