Monument record MDR13774 - Dunsley Mill Quarry, Via Gellia, Bonsall

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Prior to the First World War, United British Basalt and Roadstone Ltd. worked Dunsley Mill Quarry. In 1910/11 this site produced 3,900 tons or about a third of the county output although it closed for some years just after the First War. (1) A quarry is shown opposite Dunsley Mill on the Via Gellia on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880, possibly that referred to by Thomas in 2000. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Tarmac Ltd. 2000. Tarmac Papers: The Archives and History Initiative of Tarmac Limited Volume IV. p 293.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 2864 5732 (25m by 60m)
Civil Parish BONSALL, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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