Monument record MDR7324 - Quarry by Chellaston East Junction, Weston-on-Trent

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

(SK 3895 2805) Quarry (not named) shown as earthwork between the junction of the Derby and Melbourne Branch Railway and the Derby to Weston on Trent line on the OS map of 1887. A short track of rail is depicted running into the quarry from the main line. (1) By 1901 the quarry has expanded and is named on the OS map, with railway track leading to two separate quarry faces. (2) Further expansion of the track has occurred by 1924, and a crane is depicted on the map. (3) The quarry is not depicted on a map of 1982 and the area is shown as rough ground. (4)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Map: OS. 1887. OS County Series 1:10560, Sheet Derbys LVIII NW. 1887. 1:10560.
  • <2> Map: OS. 1901. OS County Series 1:10560, Sheet Derbys LVIII NW. Second Edition 1901, revised 1899. 1:10560.
  • <3> Map: OS. 1924. OS County Series 1:10560, sheet Derbys LVIII NW. Edition of 1924, revised 1920. 1:10560.
  • <4> Map: OS. 1982. OS 1:10000 1982. 1:10000.
  • <5> Index: RCHME. 1995. New National Forest Project: 922902. 922902. p981-2.



Grid reference Centred SK 3892 2805 (319m by 324m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Feb 22 2011 10:50AM

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