Monument record MDR13764 - Birchwood (West) Quarry, Soggs Wood, Cromford
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Thomas mentions a Birchwood (West) quarry. (1) There are crags shown within Birchwood on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880 which may be the remains of a former quarry. (2) Modern maps show these crags are still extant. (3)
- <1> SDR21446 Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p 38.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3190 5537 (154m by 91m)|
|Civil Parish||CROMFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Dec 21 2018 9:27AM