Monument record MDR13538 - Chevin Quarry, Firestone, Belper

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Farey listed a Chevin Top Quarry in 1811. (1) There is a Chevin Quarry situated on Firestone Hill on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880, possibly that referred to by Farey in 1811. (2) Modern maps show Chevin Quarry as disused. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p37.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Personal Observation: Greenwood, N. Personal observation based on map evidence, site visit etc..



Grid reference Centred SK 3361 4587 (203m by 194m)

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Record last edited

Nov 19 2015 11:28AM

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