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Walliwall Quarry
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Walliwall Quarry

A Dougie Cooper picture, from 1965.

There is a big hole to the west of Kirkwall, now full of water.
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Picture added on 12 April 2006
Comments:
I believe this quarry was opened up by James Dennison, after he moved from Copinsay and that his was the first house built of stones from here. (from 'Around the Orkney Peat Fires'). He was my husband's g g g grandfather.
Added by Margaret Gentil on 18 June 2007
My father worked here 1963-66, we stayed in the peedie house at the Kirkwall side of the quarry.
Added by Gary Scollie on 04 May 2008
I CAN MIND GAN DOON INTO THE QUARRY WAE ME FATHER WAE ORKNEY BUILDERS LORRY.
Added by Anonymous on 13 January 2014
I helped install the plant shown in 1963 when I was an apprentice with suppliers WH Baxter of Leeds brings back memories I was on site for 6 weeks late Feb to early April
Added by Richard Ellerker on 03 June 2017
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