Monument record MDR13805 - Highlikely/ Ashover Upperend Quarry, Jaggers Lane, Matlock
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Highlikely Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Owner says there is no roofing in the quarry. Worked for walling. There are two quarries on a north-west to south-east line. Chatsworth Grit. (1) There are two quarries shown off Jaggers Lane and Wirestone Lane on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) The 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 names the northern most quarry as Ashover Upperend Quarry. (3) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century shows Ashover Upperend Quarry as disused. (4) Modern maps name the northern most quarry as Highlikely Quarry and shows it as disused. (5)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 102, Quarry Number Q83.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <4> SDR20367 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
- <5> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3163 6407 (349m by 335m)|
|Civil Parish||ASHOVER, NORTH EAST DERBYSHIRE, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 6 2013 3:08PM