breakwater quarry and brickworks holyhead

breakwater quarry and brickworks holyhead

Old Holyhead Brickworks Detail - Stay in Wales

The brick shed and chimney of the William Wild and Sons brickworks stand as a reminder to current and future generations of the heavy industry which for a century occupied the quarry at the foot of Holyhead Mountain. These preserved structures are now part of the Breakwater Country Park ...

Get Support

This is a preview of three short... - Holyhead Maritime Museum

This is a preview of three short bi-lingual videos on one DVD telling the story of Holyhead Port, the Great Breakwater/Quarry and the Lifeboats of Holy Island. Each one expertly produced by a local media company and narrated by Anglesey actors - Celyn Jones and Allan Williams. All for £5.95. Make sure you get your copy when visiting the Museum.

Get Support

Chimney and old brickworks in Breakwater Country Park in ...

Download this stock image: Chimney and old brickworks in Breakwater Country Park in former quarry for Holyhead breakwater Holyhead Anglesey North Wales UK - ADEW2E from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

Get Support

UAV Drone Flight over Holyhead Breakwater Country Park ...

 · UAV Drone footage above the Brick Works, Holyhead Country Park in Holyhead North Wales, - Filmed on GoPro Hero 2. The brick shed and chimney of the William Wild and Sons brickworks …

Get Support

This is a preview of three short... - Holyhead Maritime Museum

This is a preview of three short bi-lingual videos on one DVD telling the story of Holyhead Port, the Great Breakwater/Quarry and the Lifeboats of Holy Island. Each one expertly produced by a local media company and narrated by Anglesey actors - Celyn Jones and Allan Williams. All for £5.95. Make sure you get your copy when visiting the Museum.

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park - Visit Anglesey

The Holyhead Breakwater Country Park was opened in 1990 and is situated on the site of an old quarry which supplied stone for the 2.39km (1.5 miles) Holyhead Breakwater, the longest in Europe, which was built between 18.

Get Support

Great experience - Holyhead Breakwater Country Park ...

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park: Great experience - See 271 traveler reviews, 198 candid photos, and great deals for Holyhead, UK, at TripAdvisor.

Get Support

History Points - Site of Holyhead Breakwater railway

Site of Holyhead Breakwater railway. If you’ve just scanned the QR codes near Soldier’s Point, notice how the road to the west runs straight and under a minor road bridge. This was originally the route of a broad-gauge railway. Constructing Holyhead Breakwater, from 1847 onwards, took more than 6 million tonnes of stone, quarried at ...

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park

For those interested in the Park’s background…this is situated on the site of a former quarry. Stone was quarried here to provide stone for the building of the Holyhead Breakwater, 7,000,000 million tonnes, to be exact. The Breakwater was completed in 1875. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks.

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Stock Photos - Download 140 Royalty ...

Download 140 Holyhead Breakwater Stock Photos for FREE or amazingly low rates! New users enjoy 60% OFF. 118,189,545 stock photos online.

Get Support

Based in the remains of the quarry and brickworks which ...

 · Holyhead Breakwater Country Park: Based in the remains of the quarry and brickworks which were used to build the breakwater, once the longest in the world - See 271 traveler reviews, 198 candid photos, and great deals for Holyhead, UK, at TripAdvisor.

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater | Holidays Anglesey

Holyhead Breakwater is situated at the north-western end of Holyhead on the Island of Anglesey was built to provide shelter to the body of water at the North Western end of Holyhead, this was in addition to the harbour which already existed at Holyhead. The breakwater at Holyhead is a staggering 1.7 miles long, the longest in Europe and is not ...

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Railway - 2018 Cakebox Challenge - RMweb

 · Holyhead Breakwater Railway Sign in to follow this . Followers 1. Holyhead Breakwater Railway. By Charlie586, Octo in 2018 Cakebox Challenge. ... maybe in 7mm scale but probably in 4mm against either the breakwater or along the line that leads to the old silica quarry and brickworks that is now the Breakwater Country Park. Maybe ...

Get Support

Less heralded than South stack but worth a look - Holyhead ...

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park: Less heralded than South stack but worth a look - See 271 traveler reviews, 198 candid photos, and great deals for Holyhead, UK, at TripAdvisor.

Get Support

BREAKWATER RAILWAY

BREAKWATER RAILWAY One of the most unusual railway lines in The United Kingdom was the Holyhead breakwater line in North Wales. Entirely cut off from the rest of the railway system two class 01 shunters worked the maintenance trains that helped to keep the three miles of harbour breakwater …

Get Support

Holyhead Maritime Museum - Home | Facebook

This is a preview of three short bi-lingual videos on one DVD telling the story of Holyhead Port, the Great Breakwater/Quarry and the Lifeboats of Holy Island. Each one expertly produced by a local media company and narrated by Anglesey actors - Celyn Jones and Allan Williams. All for £5.95. Make sure you get your copy when visiting the Museum.

Get Support

View across Breakwater Country Park © Robin Drayton cc-by ...

Taken from a track on Holyhead Mountain, this view shows the country park that has been created on the site of a former quarry and brick works. The quarry provided the stones for the Holyhead Breakwater. Beyond this is the port of Holyhead with the prominent chimney of the mothballed aluminium smelter Link.

Get Support

BREAKWATER QUARRY AND BRICKWORKS

Description. RCAHMW colour slide oblique aerial photograph of Breakwater Quarry and Brickworks, Holyhead, taken on 28/04/1999 by Toby Driver. http://www.coflein.gov ...

Get Support

Wages Book: Breakwater Quarry, Holyhead - Archives Hub

Compiled by Seri Crawley for the ANW project. The following source was consulted in the compilation of this description: Archifau Ynys Môn / Anglesey Archives, Minor list, Wages book of the Breakwater Quarry, Holyhead.

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park | The Anglesey List

For those interested in the Park’s background…this is situated on the site of a former quarry. Stone was quarried here to provide stone for the building of the Holyhead Breakwater, 7,000,000 million tonnes, to be exact. The Breakwater was completed in 1875. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks.

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park - Anglesey

The Holyhead Breakwater Country Park was opened in 1990 and is situated on the site of an old quarry which supplied stone for the 2.39km (1.5 miles) Holyhead Breakwater, the longest in Europe, which was built between 18. Part of the park is situated within an Area of …

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Railway - Shed 84C

 · I have modelled the line at it's most extensive when it ran from the quarry on Holyhead Mountain all the way down to the far end of the Holyhead breakwater itself via an engine shed at Soldier's Point and a small siding complex on the wharf at the mainland end of the breakwater. In later years the line was truncated just beyond the engine shed ...

Get Support

The Brickworks of Wales - North Wales

Holyhead - SH 2265 8325 The Breakwater Quarries opened in c1860 and William Wild and Sons opened a silica brickworks in 1901. The quarry ceased working in 1974 and the buildings are derelict but the area is now a country park and open to visitors.

Get Support

Breakwater park - Review of Holyhead Breakwater Country ...

 · This country park is a hidden gem, I have been visiting the park for a number of years and there is always something different to see and experience. What was once a working quarry providing stone for the nearby Holyhead harbour breakwater and the site of a brickworks and since 1990 was open to the public as a country park.

Get Support

Breakwater Quarry and Brickworks, Holyhead | GeoTopoi

 · Date 24 June 2012 Location Holyhead Breakwater Country Park SH 22; 53.31613°N, 4.66317°W Information Vast amounts of rock were required during the construction between 18 of Holyhead Breakwater. Although the dressed stone visible in the part of the structure above water came from a quarry in Moelfre on the opposite side of…

Get Support

Small model railways: Holyhead Breakwater Railway

Holyhead Breakwater Railway ... built to 7' gauge in the late 1840's to help with the construction of the breakwater to bring stone down from the quarry on Holyhead mountain to the site of the breakwater. The line was converted to standard gauge in 1911 when further construction was needed. This was also when the line became cut off from the ...

Get Support

Breakwater Country Park, Holyhead - Stay in Wales

Breakwater Country Park is a haven for wildlife which now occupies the 106 acres of Holyhead Mountain which were used as a stone quarry for Holyhead breakwater, and, following its completion in 1875, became a brickworks. The brickshed and 'crusher building' are all that remains on this previously industrial site, which remained in use until 1975.

Get Support

Walk Holyhead Breakwater, longest breakwater in the UK

 · Holyhead Breakwater, stretching from west to east dominates the view as you look northwards from Newry Beach promenade or "The Prom" as we say here. You cannot fail to be impressed by its sheer presence, all 1.48 miles (2.39 km) of solid stone from the old Holyhead quarry…

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park. Award Winning Anglesey ...

Holyhead Breakwater Country Park in astonishing coastal beauty. The Award Winning Anglesey Green Flag Country Park by the sea. ... Bounded by the Old Quarry, the Brickworks, Holyhead Mountain and Rocky Coast, this once unofficial home of old sofas, ... Holyhead Breakwater Quarry. LOCATION AND GETTING TO HOLYHEAD BREAKWATER COUNTRY PARK

Get Support

Holyhead Breakwater Stock Photos & Holyhead Breakwater ...

Chimney and old brickworks in Breakwater Country Park in former quarry for Holyhead breakwater Holyhead Anglesey North Wales UK. View of the lighthouse at the end of Holyhead breakwater on Anglesey. Part of Holyhead Marina on a sunny spring day. Holyhead Breakwater and lighthouse.

Get Support

GC1BF5E Holyhead Breakwater (Multi-cache) in North Wales ...

 · Also, during the summer, the Holyhead Breakwater Railway Company run a Land Train service from Newry Beach in Holyhead, to both the Breakwater Country Park, and to the end of the Breakwater. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks. At the Park, one can view the old Brickshed and the 'Crusher Building'.

Get Support

Breakwater Country Park - Holyhead

For those interested in the Park's background...this is situated on the site of a former quarry. Stone was quarried here to provide stone for the building of the Holyhead Breakwater, 7,000,000 million tonnes, to be exact. The Breakwater was completed in 1875. After the Breakwater was constructed, the Quarry became a Brickworks.

Get Support