Ayton Banks Alum Works

North Yorkshire

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Ayton Banks
Alum Quarry
Alum Quarry
Alum Quarry
Alum Quarry
Area where Alum was Processed
Area beneath the Alum Quarry
View from the Quarry

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Data Source

English Heritage

County Council

North Yorkshire County Council

District Council

Hambleton District Council


Great Ayton

Parliamentary Constituency

Richmond (Yorks)

Grid Reference

SE589589 (458888, 510777)

WGS84 Coordinates

54.4888, -1.09084

Nearest Postcode


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User-Submitted Notes

The Alum works were short lived only lasting seven years from 1765 to 1771 . Ironstone Mining also occurred in this area from 1909 to 1929 and is indicated on the OS map as Ayton Banks Mines (disused)

John D Hunter, 14 June 2015

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