Monument record MDR13119 - Alport Stone, Alport Lane, Alport Height, Ashleyhay

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

'Alport Stone' is located within Alport Quarry on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, and so presumably pre-dates the late 19th century. (1) A popular stone landmark on top of Alport Hill that was left standing when Alport Quarry was worked. The site is owned by the National Trust. (2) Alport Stone is still marked on modern OS mapping [2011]. (3) There are several pictures of the stone on Google Maps Street View [2011]. (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 Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 6(c).1, with photo.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <4> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 17/11/2011.



Grid reference Centred SK 3037 5157 (3m by 3m)

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2015 11:17AM

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