Holey Rock c.1900

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  • Description

    The cliff is known as Holey Rock, because the structure is riddled with holes and caverns. In the past it was customary to keep pieces of the rock as charms and features a unique formation of concretionary limestone nicknamed "cannonball rocks" found nowhere else in the World. In 1937, much of Holey Rock was blown up by the local authority because it had become unstable and was crumbling.
  • Owner

    Sunderland Public Libraries
  • Source

    Sunderland Public Libraries (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/33844814@N06/3752001278/
    Resource type: Image
    Last modified: 7 years, 3 months ago
    Viewed: 698 times
    Picture Taken: Unknown
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