Monument record MDR13797 - Moorfield Quarry, Kidd Road, Moorfield
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Moorfield Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Three small quarries with very coarse pebbly rock and nothing flaggy or slatey. Nothing thin in the walls. Below there is a finer grained but massive rock. Slate no roofs in much finer grained. (1) There are two quarries shown off Kidd Road, Moorfield on the 1st edition 25" ordnance survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps show the quarries as disused. (3)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 91, Quarry Number Q71.
- <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 0417 9268 (181m by 57m)|
|Civil Parish||GLOSSOP, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 6 2013 11:44AM