Monument record MDR1186 - Lime Kiln and quarry, Newton Grange

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Quite large remains of a lime kiln, although the facing has collapsed. The furnace chamber is rubble-filled. (1,4) The quarries to the south of the kiln are encircled by a ruined wall. It is shown on the 1880 Ordnance Survey map and therefore pre-dates 1880. (4) Derelict late 19th century limekiln presumably built to process lime quarried immediately. The kiln has freestone facing, a brick arch and back wall and limestone side walls. It is located to the east of the footpath from the A515 Ashbourne-Buxton road at Newton Grange to Parwich Lees. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). Peak Park Treasure. 23.12.85: C193.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1986. Limekiln Survey 1985 and 1986. inc. photo.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). 1998-2001. Peak District National Park Authority Farm Surveys. 1999: 305.11.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1999. Parwich Lees, Newton Grange and Parwich, Derbyshire, rapid farm survey, upland option, 1999.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p 46.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 1659 5432 (52m by 43m) (Centre)
Civil Parish NEWTON GRANGE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR4110
  • EDR3830

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2015 2:02PM

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