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Monument record MDR6845 - Stoke Hall Quarry, New Road, Stoke

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Former quarry, producing pulpstones in the 1950's. (1) Stoke in Hope Quarry was included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. Large operating quarry but no slate. Mainly massive but some flaggy material at the top. Shale Grit. (2) A Quarry is shown situated near Stoke on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (3) By the 3rd edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of the early 20th century Stokehall quarry had been greatly extended. (4) Modern maps show the quarry is still active. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <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. p56.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 185, Quarry Number Q176.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.



Grid reference Centred SK 236 768 (262m by 267m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jun 18 2013 11:27AM

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