Old Slate Quarry, Valentia Island

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  • August 13, 2017
    I accidentally noticed a small sign to the slate quarry after an uneventful visit to the nearby lighthouse. Wow!!! It is a disused slate quarry and it appears that the slate was dug out of the mountai...  more »
  • August 12, 2017
    This quarry is the place from which Valentia slate was shipped to roof places like Westminster Abbey, St Paul's cathedral, The Paris Opera House, Charing Cross station and more. Great history to this ...  more »
  • July 30, 2017
    We loved walking around this site although it may not appeal to everyone. It was amazing to see so much waste slate piled up all over the place from table-top size to tiny chips! The views were great ...  more »

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