Quarries near Rock Farm were included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. No quarries to be seen - just depressions in the ground. (1)
Two quarries are shown off Monk's Road on the 2nd edition 25" ordnance survey map of c. 1900. (2)
Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 96, Quarry Number Q77.
Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
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Centred SK 0233 9133 (178m by 368m)
CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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