Last Alteration: Sunday 07 April 2013

Trefil Quarry

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51°49'00"-03°19'53" show decimal

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SO0815

Trefil Quarry
Tredegar, Blaenau Gwent, NP22 4HF

This is a disused quarry on the edge of the Brecon Beacons, north of Trefil, not far from Tredegar. The land is private, but there is a public right of way through the area enabling access with care.

Additional locations as the crow flies:

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Dock Office (The Crimson Horror): 3.28 miles.

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Morlais (The Fires of Pompeii): 3.54 miles.

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Old Cemetery, Rhymney (Doctor Who Series 5): 3.74 miles.

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Vaynor Quarry (Last of the Time Lords): 3.92 miles.

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The Vicarage (The Eleventh Hour, The Pandorica Opens, The Big Bang): 4.44 miles.

Trivia:

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BBC News - The quarry also featured as the Vogsphere from the film version of The Hitch-Hikers Guide To The Galaxy!

Notable photos/media relating to the location:

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Gathering the Jewels - Aerial photo of the quarry circa 1999.

Related Stories

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Planet of the Ood [23 Aug 2007]: The Ood Sphere

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The Temptation of Sarah Jane [21-22 Jul 2008]: The desolation

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Enemy of the Bane [30 Jun, 1 Jul 2008]: The Stone Circle

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