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Monument record MDR4779 - Disused stone quarry, Morley Lane, Breadsall

Type and Period (1)

  • (Tudor to Victorian - 1540 AD to 1882 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Remains of a stone quarry at Breadsall (other quarries in the parish are now filled in). (1) Authority 1 gives a grid reference of SK 384418, but no quarry is marked at this location. A disused quarry is shown on modern maps at SK 381417 and is marked as 'Old Quarry' on the 1st ed. 25" OS map of 1880. Possibly this is the quarry referred to. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1986. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part II - Borough of Erewash. p 7.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 381 417 (51m by 51m) (Centred on)

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2016 11:25AM

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