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Monument record MDR8522 - Stanton Moor Quarries, Birchover Road, Stanton in Peak

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

An area of former quarries, producing millstones and, more recently, grindstones (1) Photographic record. (2-3) Stanton Moor Quarries were included in a study into the potential to re-establish the roofing slate industry of the South Pennine region. (4) A number of Quarries are shown on Stanton Moor on the 1st edition 25" Ordnance Survey map of c. 1880. (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.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 12990.1-4.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 427.5-6, 429.34.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Hughes, T (PDNPA). 1996. The Grey Slates of the South Pennines, Volume Two: The Quarries and the Slates. p 132, Quarry Number Q 115.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 24533 63347 (649m by 966m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Feb 18 2019 12:10PM

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