Monument record MDR3849 - Limekiln and quarry, south-west of The Cheese factory, Gratton
Type and Period (2)
- None recorded
Much stonework remains of a quite large kiln. (1). This site is recorded as an old limekiln on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map and was therefore disused by 1880. (2). A dilapidated limekiln, which had an adjacent quarry to the south-east that has now been backfilled. The kiln has a circular pot, the upper stone lining of which is visible, capped with gritstone copping. The kiln was probably 19th century in date and was designed for continuous feed. (3).
- <1> SDR4957 Bibliographic reference: Hill, R. 1985. Peak Park Treasures. C186.
- <2> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR19732 Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1996. Oddo House and Gratton Grange Farms, Elton and Gratton, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 1996. p22, illus.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 2040 6142 (70m by 90m) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||GRATTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Apr 30 2015 8:40AM