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Monument record MDR13835 - Bole Hill Wood Quarry, New Road, Hathersage

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Full Description

Bole Hill Wood Quarry was included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Medium scale quarry of around 3-4 hectares. Farm rubbish dumped in places. Was probably a source of stone slates together with coarser building stone. In lower part of the Kinderscout Grit. (1) A Quarry is shown situated in Bolehill Wood on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps show an extant earthwork but do not label it as a quarry. (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 172, Quarry Number Q162.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 2259 8384 (78m by 126m)

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 2:55PM

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