Monument record MDR13796 - Slack Edge Quarry, Chapel Brow, Charlesworth
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Slack Edge Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. There are several small developments quarried south-easterly into the rising ground but overgrown so rock cannot be seen. Rough Rock. (1) There is a quarry shown on Slack Edge, Charlesworth on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps show two disused quarries on Slack Edge. (3)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. Quarry Number Q70.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
|Grid reference||Centred SK 0150 9281 (250m by 280m)|
|Civil Parish||CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 6 2013 11:29AM