Monument record MDR10934 - Quarry Spoil Dumps (site of), Barren Clough to Bugsworth Basin, Chapel-en-le-Frith
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(Georgian to Early 20th Century - 1794 AD? to 1924 AD?)
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Spoil heaps: During the period of opening up Barren Clough Quarry, large quantities of topsoil had to be 'wheeled-back' and deposited. To do this, short unconnected tramways were laid down from the quarry site to areas for depositing the spoil. (1)
Area of quarry spoil dumps, partially occupying the course of the earlier sidings, after replacement by later sidings. (2)
Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Spoil heaps; 1966.
Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 4d3.
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Centred SK 02464 81992 (125m by 99m)
CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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Feb 14 2011 3:35PM
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