Carreg yr Imbill

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Carreg yr Imbill - Gimlet Rock Pwllheli
Commonly mis-labelled as "cobblestones", this is a road paved with setts

Carreg yr Imbill—in English Gimlet Rock or sometimes Gimblet Rock—is the remains of a large granite outcrop and quarry at Pwllheli, Gwynedd, Wales.

The granite was mined by the Liverpool and Pwllheli Granite Company (sometimes known as the Pwllheli Granite Company), which used the granite for stone setts to pave the streets.[1]

The worked out quarry forms the basis for a large caravan park.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "A glance back at history with Luned". BBC. 2006-01-17. Retrieved 2009-02-21. Another relaxing place in Pwllheli is Gimblet Rock. It is a rock which stands on the Southerly side of the town. It was once a huge rock, but was used to make setts for the streets in England. 

Coordinates: 52°52′54″N 4°23′59″W / 52.8816°N 4.3996°W / 52.8816; -4.3996