Monument record MDR13823 - Newbold Slate Quarry, Windermere Road, Newbold
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1880 AD)
- None recorded
Newbold Slate Quarry was included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Area shown on the 1st edition 1" Ordnance Survey map as "Newbold Slate Quarry". Area now built over with housing. Low garden walls on the estate are very flaggy. Farey's Ashgate in Brampton was not found - Ashgate is about 1.25 miles to the south-west. Sandstone above the Deep Hard Coal. (1) There is a quarry situated near Newbold on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) The 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century shows the quarry as disused. (3) Modern maps show the quarry has been built over. (4)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 140, Quarry Number Q126.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR20367 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
- <4> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3648 7332 (142m by 131m)|
|Civil Parish||CHESTERFIELD, CHESTERFIELD, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Nov 27 2015 11:45AM