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Monument record MDR14694 - Bradwell Dale Quarry and Limekilns (remains of), Bradwell

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bradwell Dale quarry and ruined lime kiln remains of the late 19th century. Situated to the west of the main road along Bradwell Dale. (1) Lists compiled by the Inspector of Mines of all quarries in Derbyshire at least 20ft-deep include Bradwell Dale Quarry at Bradwell, owned by Luther Morton of Church Street, producing chert and limestone. Three men were employed within this quarry in 1899, five in 1905 and 1906. No further details are known. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 12.
  • <2> Article in serial: Bowering, G & Flindall, R. 1998. 'Hard times: a history of the Derbyshire chert industry', Mining History: The Bulletin of the Peak District Mines Historical Society. Volume 13, No. 5, pp 24-25.



Grid reference Centred SK 1722 8058 (211m by 160m)

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Record last edited

Jun 22 2015 11:56AM

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