Heritage Photo Archive & Heritage Image Register | Early stone quarrying including hushing

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Hushing or the sudden release of a force of water to expose limestone boulders contained in the glacial till at Thursden Clough, Burnley. The limestone was used to make lime. The hushings probably date back to 17th-18th century.

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Category:Travel and Places
Subcategory:Europe
Subcategory Detail:United Kingdom
Keywords:burnley, geology, glacial deposits, glacial erratics, hushing, hydraulic mining, lancashire, limestone, pendle, pennines, quarrying, thursden clough, till

HRS 56 Hushing, Thursden Clough, Burnley

HRS 56 Hushing, Thursden Clough, Burnley