Shaw Lane, Holbrook won stone from the Rough Rock. Farey (1811) lists nine quarries, all working sandstone, in the Belper/ Milford/ Makeney vicinity, including Shaw Lane. (1)
Shawlane Quarry is marked as Disused on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2)
Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p16, 19.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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Centred SK 3590 4559 (156m by 187m)
HOLBROOK, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
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