Monument record MDR10997 - Dove Holes Quarry 6 (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 - 1800 AD? to 1900 AD?)
- None recorded
Limestone quarry face in two sections, continuing the line of Quarry 4 (SMR29960) southwards. Floor mostly at Peak Forest Tramway level, but locally excavated downwards, then spoil-filled. Shorter northern section has overhang in northwest corner, with tumbled rubble wall feature below; purpose unknown. Longer southern section appears to have been worked below PFT level. Southern extremity buried under modern spoil dumping, with recent gardens encroaching on former quarry face line. No evidence of limekilns. Quarry probably established in early 1800s. (1)
- <1> SDR19632 Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature Nos 107a-b.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 07964 78503 (46m by 118m)|
|Civil Parish||CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jul 23 2013 4:41PM