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Monument record MDR6713 - Millstone manufacturing site, Curbar Edge, Curbar

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Full Description

A major millstone manufacturing area - many 'mushroom' type millstones and a few 'modern' types. (1) Site 4501 is part of this complex. (2) Copious edge working working and quarries with remains of old-style millstones. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Article in serial: Tucker, D. 1985. 'Millstone making in the Peak District of Derbyshire: The quarries & the technology', Industrial Archaeology Review. Vol 8, pp 42-58.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Cranstone, D. 1987. Pers Comm..
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 7:19a-20a.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.



Grid reference Centred SK 255 755 (965m by 1187m) (Centred on)

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2017 11:30AM

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