Monument record MDR14745 - Basalt Quarry, Litton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval to Mid 20th Century - 1540 AD to 1959 AD (approximately))

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Site was landscaped and all plant removed in 1959. (1) The main quarry was started after the 1922 OS map survey, although a smaller, lower quarry had previously existed on-site. The quarries closed in 1959-1960 as a result of action from the National Park Authority and has subsequently been converted to a picnic site. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1991. Bankfield House (Tideswell), Littonslack, Litton, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1991. Feature 10 p. 2.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 1551 7382 (117m by 145m)
Civil Parish LITTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Apr 16 2015 10:10AM

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