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Monument record MDR15520 - Quarry pit and (possible) lime kiln, Watergrove, Foolow

Type and Period (3)

  • (Medieval to Victorian - 1066 AD to 1840 AD)
  • ? (Medieval to Victorian - 1066 AD to 1840 AD)
  • (Medieval to Victorian - 1066 AD to 1840 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Large quarry pit with an exposed rockface on the south-western end under a field boundary wall. The dump of quarry spoil against the wall footings of the former wall indicates that the quarry already existed when the wall was built sometime before 1847 and spoil was being dumped in the quarry against the wall. Within the spoil heap at the centre of the quarry is a 3.5m wide and 0.5m deep hollow, possibly the site of a lime kiln built into a spoil heap created after the quarry was first dug. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Robbins, H & Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2003. Castlegate Stud Farm, Foolow, Stoney Middleton and Eyam, Derbyshire, archaeological field survey for the Peak District Environmental Quality Mark Scheme, 2003. Feature 7 p. 4.



Grid reference Centred SK 1912 7571 (30m by 61m)

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Record last edited

Apr 23 2015 1:05PM

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