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Monument record MDR13801 - Wragg Quarry, Chesterfield Lane, Beeley

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Wragg Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. It is a long curving cut in horizontal ground towards the north. Recent tipping including tarmac. Water too deep to see the bottom. No slate or flags. Chatsworth Grit. (1) Wragg's Quarry is shown situated on Chesterfield Lane on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. Shown within the quarry is a Smithy. (2) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century shows Wragg's Quarry as disused. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 98, Quarry Number Q79.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 2814 6627 (188m by 240m)

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Record last edited

Aug 21 2017 12:09PM

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