Building record MDR23212 - Former Gun Powder Store, Bee Low Quarry, Dove Holes Quarry, Peak Forest

Type and Period (2)

  • (Stuart to Mid 20th Century - 1700 AD? to 1950 AD?)
  • (Mid 20th Century to 21st Century - 1950 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Former gun powder store, Bee Low Quarry, Dove Holes Quarry, Peak Forest, possibly of 18th or 19th century date. Please note that the structure does not appear on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c1880, nor the 2nd or 3rd editions. What used to be a gunpowder store for quarrying activities at Bee Low Quarry is still extant [2019] near the southwest edge of the facility. A small photograph taken from a distance was included in a report on a 2015 watching brief. (1)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Unpublished document: Brightman, J (ARS). 2013. Doveholes Quarry, Buxton: Report on Archaeological Earthwork Survey.
  • <1> Unpublished document: Whittaker, P (ARS Ltd). 2015. An Archaeological Watching Brief at Dove Holes Quarry, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 08809 79022 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR5208
  • EDR4019

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Record last edited

May 25 2021 12:40PM

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