Monument record MDR1257 - Lime Kiln and Quarry, 175m North West of Cronkston Grange, Hartington Middle Quarter
Type and Period (3)
- None recorded
Limekiln. (1). Large post medieval limekiln with much stonework remaining. Draw tunnel blocked. (3). A small pudding pie limekiln situated at the head of a rock cut quarry. The front of the kiln has collapsed. A faint trackway revetted on the downslope side leads from the limekiln down to the west. Limekilns were in operation in the Peak District during the 17th and 18th centuries, but during the 19th century the pie kilns began to be abandoned. (4).
- <1> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <2> SDR13032 Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1986. Limekiln Survey 1985 and 1986.
- <3> SDR19102 Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). Peak Park Treasure. 9.1.86: C227.
- <4> SDR20247 Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1999. Cronkston Grange, Hartington Middle Quarter, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1999. No.9, pp15-16.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 1178 6580 (42m by 37m) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||HARTINGTON MIDDLE QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Mar 24 2015 11:25AM