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Monument record MDR8735 - Ballidon Quarry, northeast of Oldfield Farm, Ballidon

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Limestone quarry. (1) Photographic record. (2) The quarry is possibly still in use. (3) Neolithic or early Bronze Age flints have been found close to where stripping had cleared topsoil towards the rear of the quarry. One small scraper, one flake and a sherd of Romano-British Derbyshire ware were collected during fieldwalking. (5)

Sources/Archives (5)

  • --- Unpublished document: Dawson, C (Wardell Armstrong). 2009. Tarmac Ltd: Ballidon Quarry: Archaeological Assessment.
  • <1> Personal Observation: Smith, K (PPJPB). K Smith (Peak Park Joint Planning Board) personal communication.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 972.1-2.
  • <3> Personal Observation: Thornton, A. Personal observation, map evidence, field visit etc..
  • <5> Index: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Peak Park sites and monuments record: Roystone (Ballidon Quarry).



Grid reference Centred SK 20070 55477 (718m by 505m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR5174

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Record last edited

Jan 6 2021 12:45PM

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