Monument record MDR8824 - Hope Cement Works, Hope

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Constructed in 1929 by G & T Earle Ltd and expanded in 1935. Further expansion in 1948 included a 400 ft high chimney and also took place in 1961 and 1969. In 1990 there was a diversion of Castleton Lane and revised quarrying proposals with improved long-term and progressive restoration. This is the site of an innovative Jellicoe plan for environmental screening and restoration. It is a combined limestone quarry and shale extraction site for cement production. (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Personal Observation: Smith, K (PPJPB). K Smith (Peak Park Joint Planning Board) personal communication. 1999.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 8150.1-2.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 16528 82328 (852m by 787m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HOPE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 12:14PM

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