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Keldhowe Point from the West

Now known to be Keldhowe Point and not Kettleness Point; being was taken on Ovalgate Cliffs and is looking east across Loop Wyke towards Tellgreen Hill and Keldhowe Point.

Image courtesy of Robert Goundry and thanks to David Richardson for the update..

2 comments to Keldhowe Point from the West

  • Peter Appleton

    This is an interesting view. Note the enormous debris field of boulders behind the words “East Cleveland”. These boulders are the legacy of the massive landslide of 17th December 1829 which destroyed the village of Kettleness and the alum works. Mercifully, it took the form of a “rotational slump” and nobody was killed or seriously injured. By mid-summer 1831, the alum works had been rebuilt at a higher level in the quarries and production had been resumed. The works would continue in operation until 1871, being one of the last two north-east Yorkshire works to close.

  • David Richardson

    This is not Kettleness Point, it was taken on Ovalgate Cliffs and is looking east across Loop Wyke towards Tellgreen Hill and Keldhowe Point.

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