Keys to the Past

Craster Harbour whinstone quarry (Craster)

Craster harbour is partly formed from an old whinstone quarry. Remains of supports for whinstone silos and an aerial ropeway have survived. Quarrying also took place to the west of the village in an area now used as a car park.

Reference number:N13776
Historical period: Early 20th Century (1901 to 1932)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Craster

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