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Monument record MDR10990 - Subsidiary Limestone Quarry South of Loads Knowl (site of), Higher Hallsteads, Peak Forest

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006.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)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2263

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Record last edited

Jul 23 2013 4:41PM

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