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Monument record MDR9656 - Limestone quarry and lime kilns, Langwith Junction

Type and Period (3)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Disused limestone quarry north of Station Road, Shirebrook. Contains the remains of a number of lime kilns that are still visible (1974), together with a tram or tubway for feeding the kilns. The railway line passing through Langwith Junction provided an exit for the lime products. (1-2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Limestone quarry & kilns (1974).
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XXVI. 16.



Grid reference Centred SK 52814 68062 (77m by 84m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 12 2017 4:44PM

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