Monument record MDR13798 - Charles Lane Quarry, Charles Lane, Old Glossop
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Charles Lane Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. It is a series of small quarries running westwards and up the topography. Mainly massive and very coarse grained but near the surface some flagging. Grain size varies substantially over just a few inches. Upper quarries are overgrown but one exposure shows interleaved coarse and fine grain. Kinderscout Grit. (1) There are two quarries near Charles Lane, Glossop shown on the 1st edition 25" ordnance survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps do not show earthworks for the quarries, they are labelled on the map 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 94, Quarry Number Q75.
- <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 0446 9516 (389m by 201m)|
|Civil Parish||CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
|Civil Parish||GLOSSOP, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Feb 14 2017 12:42PM