Eyam Quarry was included in a report of a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the region. It is marked on the 1:25,000 map as a disused mine but there is no sign of any underground workings. A small disused quarry with fissile material. Potential to work along the scarp in either direction, geology is Shale Grit. (1)
A Quarry is shown near Mompesson's Well above Eyam on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880, it is along side an old lead mine. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 75, Quarry Number Q52.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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Centred SK 2223 7707 (80m by 58m)
EYAM WOODLANDS, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
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