Monument record MDR13809 - Birch/ Hayfield Quarry, New Mills Road, Hayfield
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Hayfield Quarry was included in a report into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Large quarry producing sawn products, walling and crazy paving. "Used to produce roofing but not operating at that level now." Sells raw block to Scotland and Germany. Chatsworth Grit. (1) A Quarry is shown off New Mills Road on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) The 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900 names this quarry as 'Birch Quarry'. (3) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century shows Birch Quarry as disused. (4) Modern maps show the quarry 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 109, Quarry Number Q90.
- <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 0303 8685 (215m by 282m)|
|Civil Parish||HAYFIELD, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 6 2013 4:47PM