Monument record MDR7448 - Froggatt Edge, Millstone Quarries

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Full Description

There are the remains of millstone quarries along Froggatt Edge. There are a number of old type millstones, the slender mushroom type, approx 0.3m thick and approx 2m wide (1) Major millstone-making area, many 'mushroom-type' millstones visible. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. NDAT 0955. 0955.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Harris, H. 1971. Industrial Archaeology of the Peak District. p207.
  • <3> Article in serial: Radley, J. 1963-4. 'Peak millstones and Hallamshire grindstones', Transactions of the Newcomen Soc.. Volume 36, pp 165-173.
  • <4> 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. p55.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 248 764 (160m by 509m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish FROGGATT, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 1 2010 10:15AM

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