Monument record MDR13841 - Long Clough Quarry, Chunal Lane, Charlestown, Charlesworth
Type and Period (1)
- SANDSTONE QUARRY (Victorian - 1880 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
Long Clough Quarry was included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Tiny quarry within a nature reserve. Possibly one of the quarries included within Farey's reference to Chunal. (1) A Quarry is shown situated near Oak Wood, Charlestown on the 2nd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1900, there is no evidence of a quarry on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (2) Modern maps show extant earthworks. (3)
- <1> SDR21454 Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 186, Quarry Number Q 177.
- <2> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR20816 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 0321 9242 (72m by 54m)|
|Civil Parish||CHARLESWORTH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Aug 13 2015 8:57AM