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Monument record MDR11843 - Former limestone quarry, Higher Bibbington, Wormhill

Type and Period (1)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

The 1st ed. 2" OS map of 1840 marks the site as a limestone quarry with a lime kiln. (1) Earthworks are shown in this area on the 1st ed. 25" OS map, indicating that quarrying had ceased by the late 1870s, having moved further north (2). Earthworks are clearly visible on aerial photographs (3, 4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey 2 inches to 1 mile, completed from 1837 to 1842. Sheet dated 1840.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Aerial Photograph: 1971. Fairey Surveys 1:12000. AP_18_043.
  • <4> Aerial Photograph: UK Perspectives. 1999-2002. Aerial photographic coverage of Derbyshire.



Grid reference Centred SK 0779 7672 (348m by 372m)

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2016 2:29PM

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