Monument record MDR10633 - Quarry on former Southwood Common, Ticknall

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A survey of Calke Abbey Estate in 1987/8 identified a small rectangular sandstone quarry on the former Southwood Common below Archer's Alders. The quarry measures c. 24m by c. 14m and is one of a group of quarries situated on a geological outcrop that extends across the northern half of the former common on an east-west alignment. The quarry probably dates from the second half of the 19th century. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, G & Walker, J (The National Trust). 1988. The National Trust Archaeological Survey: Calke Abbey, Derbyshire, Volume 1, Estate Survey. p 202.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 35108 21596 (29m by 21m)
Civil Parish TICKNALL, SOUTH DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3714

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Record last edited

Mar 29 2017 12:05PM

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