Monument record MDR10994 - Dove Holes Quarry 3 (site of), Peak Forest Tramway, Chapel-en-le-Frith
Type and Period (2)
- TRAMWAY (Georgian to Victorian - 1795 AD to 1900 AD)
- LIMESTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1798 AD? to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
High limestone ridge quarried to create deep cutting for Peak Forest Tramway extension from Loads Knowl in the late 1790s. On west side a steep limestone face, about eight metres high with a four metre bed at the top. East side lower with undulating thinner beds of limestone, and short retaining wall above. (1)
- <1> SDR19632 Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 104.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 07972 78676 (26m by 36m)|
|Civil Parish||CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 23 2013 4:41PM