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Monument record MDR13802 - Woodbrook Quarry, Bent Lane, Rowsley

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Full Description

Woodbrook Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Massive rock only. Chatsworth Grit. (1) Woodbrook Quarry is shown situated off Bent Lane on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. A crane is shown within the quarry. (2) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of eh early 20th century shows the 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 99, Quarry Number Q80.
  • <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 2820 6590 (125m by 78m)

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Record last edited

Aug 21 2017 12:09PM

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