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Monument record MDR1257 - Lime Kiln and Quarry, 175m North West of Cronkston Grange, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (3)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <2> Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1986. Limekiln Survey 1985 and 1986.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Hill, R (PPJPB). Peak Park Treasure. 9.1.86: C227.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1999.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)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3830

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2015 11:25AM

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