A Quarry at Holme Moss was included in a report of a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the region. A very small quarry with some flaggy rock within Huddersfield White Rock. (1)
Heyden Quarries, near Holme Moss, are shown as disused on the 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900, this area is not covered by the 1st edition Ordnance Survey maps. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 74, Quarry Number Q51.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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Centred SE 0906 0374 (60m by 78m)
TINTWISTLE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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