Monument record MDR13570 - Matlockmoor Quarry, Sandy Lane Quarry, Matlock Town
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1901 AD)
- None recorded
Undertakings on Matlock Moor produced a buff or cream stone from the Ashover Grit Series. (1) Matlock Moor Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennines region. Heavily overgrown. Nothing to be seen. All tips. Quarry is reported to be owned by the Forestry Commission. Chatsworth Grit. (2) Matlockmoor Quarry is shown on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of circa 1880. (3) By the 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century Matlockmoor Quarry is shown as disused. (4)
- <1> SDR21446 Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p 17.
- <2> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 112, Quarry Number Q93.
- <3> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <4> SDR20367 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3077 6162 (236m by 238m)|
|Civil Parish||MATLOCK TOWN, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Feb 12 2018 2:32PM