Monument record MDR21041 - Limekiln (remains of), south of Netherlow Farm, The Ditch, Chelmorton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1899 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The site of a demolished 19th century lime kiln. The site was in an isolated location. All traditional buildings have been lost. (1-4) Chelmorton was one of the great lime-burning parishes and the village is characterised by large numbers of collapsed limekilns now marked only by shallow depressions usually with no structural remains. Several of them are visible from the crossroads at the south end of the village. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Digital data: Historic England. 2016. Peak District National Park Historic Farmsteads Project: Digital Dataset.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Historic England. 2016. Peak District National Park Historic Farmsteads Project: Character Statements.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Historic England. 2016. Peak District National Park Historic Farmsteads Project: Project Report.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Historic England. 2016. Peak District National Park Historic Farmsteads Project: Design Guidance.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales. p. 16.

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Location

Grid reference SK 1072 6947 (point)
Civil Parish CHELMORTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Local Authority DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4255

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Record last edited

Nov 14 2016 3:22PM

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