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Monument record MDR9770 - Station Quarry (remains of), Midland Railway, Matlock Bath

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

The site is shown on late 19th and early 20th century maps as 'Station Quarry', located on the western side of the Midland Railway, Manchester Branch with a mineral railway line running through, and a crane to the north. (1, 2) Around 1890, a quarry siding was approved mainly to serve Station Quarry, Matlock Bath, newly opened up by Thomas and James Shaw. Station Quarry continued to grow into the 1920s, but operationally does not appear to feature thereafter as presumably it had come into the hands of Constable Hart and was closed before the formation of Derbyshire Stone. The site is now used for storage, parking and a rifle range. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV-7, 1898.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XXXIV-7.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Thomas, I (National Stone Centre). 2012. The Lower Derwent Valley: The Exploitation and Use of Historic Building Materials. p 317.



Grid reference Centred SK 2975 5822 (150m by 262m)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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