Monument record MDR8707 - Coke ovens, off Macclesfield Old Road, Hartington Upper Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Formerly four coke ovens, now only two remain. The ovens were used to produce coke for lime burning at Gris. These are the last remains of an extensive coal industry in the area. (1). Positioned within the vicinity of the Goyt Colliery according to the 1880 Ordnance Survey map. (2,3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Roberts, A F & Leach, J R.. 1985. The Coal Mines of Buxton. p60, 75.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 0331 7215 (10m by 10m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Nov 27 2015 3:39PM

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