Monument record MDR1471 - Hand Dale lime kiln and quarry, 250m north-east of Midcliff Farm, Hartington Nether Quarter

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

SK 1445 6086. Old Limekiln. (1). Hand Dale kiln is a typical 19th century kiln. It is near, but not yet in its quarry. (2). A clamp/pye type agricultural limekiln with a drawhole to the south. It is rectangular in shape and measures three metres by four metres. It has collapsed stone rubble facing around the inside and outside of the kiln. There is a quary to the north of the limekiln. It was shown on the 1880 Ordnance Survey map and was therefore out of use by this date. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Unpublished document: 1975. CBA Panel on Industustrial Monuments. p10. p10.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Taylor, H (PDNPA). 1999. Hartington Moor Farm, Hartington Town and Middle Quarter, Derbyshire, archaeological survey. p19, illus.



Grid reference Centred SK 1432 6090 (15m by 16m) (Centre)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4098

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2015 10:01AM

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