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Monument record MDR3849 - Limekiln and quarry, south-west of The Cheese factory, Gratton

Type and Period (2)

  • (Tudor to Victorian - 1540 AD to 1879 AD?)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

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).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R. 1985. Peak Park Treasures. C186.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Unpublished document: Barnatt, J (PDNPA). 1996.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)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR3793

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Record last edited

Apr 30 2015 8:40AM

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