Monument record MDR10990 - Subsidiary Limestone Quarry South of Loads Knowl (site of), Higher Hallsteads, Peak Forest
Type and Period (1)
- LIMESTONE QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Enclosed site, presumed to be a roadside limestone quarry, with incline from road corner between overgrown spoil mounds. Long disused and grown with mature trees, south of main Loads Knowl quarry. It may have had links to the Peak Forest Tramway, or relate to the construction of the quarry branch. It is small scale, with no obvious remains of a kiln for lime burning. It dates to pre-1879. (1).
- <1> SDR19632 Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 101b.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 07761 79157 (72m by 75m)|
|Civil Parish||PEAK FOREST, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 23 2013 4:41PM