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Monument record MDR13605 - Charlesworth Quarry, Boggard Lane, Charlesworth

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Full Description

Charlesworth Quarry was included in a report of a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the region. It is a small quarry in the Rough Rock. 100m wide. Slate and flags in the top c 2m. Dip is east to west. Topography rises steeply behind the quarry but development might be possible to the west to follow any fissile rock. Must be water and power near by. (1) Two Quarries are shown off Boggard Lane on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps shown the larger quarry as disused, the site of the smaller quarry is shown only by earthworks. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 77, Quarry Number Q54.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series. 05/03/2013.



Grid reference Centred SK 0082 9267 (113m by 188m)

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Record last edited

Mar 5 2013 4:50PM

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