Monument record MDR13820 - Cockerhill Quarry, Old Road, Cockerhill, Tintwistle
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Cockerhill Quarry was included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Large quarry now used as a farm. 100m wide with thin rock at top and massive below. Kinderscout Grit. (1) Two quarries are shown at Cockerhill on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps show the quarries as disused and partly built in. (3)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 123, Quarry Number Q106.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 0237 9748 (98m by 148m)|
|Civil Parish||TINTWISTLE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Nov 22 2017 4:51PM