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Monument record MDR15309 - Quarry/Limkiln with Mineshaft/Small Kiln (possible), Dirtlow Rake, Castleton

Type and Period (4)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ? (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • ? (Medieval to Tudor - 1066 AD to 1540 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Moderate-sized quarry with two main pits. There is a circular limekiln with downstope fully removed and a shallow hollow beyond at the downslope edge. To the south-west of the kiln is a small mound with a central hollow, which looks like a small mineshaft and spoil. However, given the lack of other mining evidence nearby, it could also be interpreted as a small and presumably early limekiln. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1992. Aston Hall, land at Castleton, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1992. Feature No. 95.



Grid reference Centred SK 1440 8178 (85m by 91m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3680

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2017 3:46PM

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