Monument record M1242 - Limestone quarry, Langar cum Barnstone


LIMESTONE QUARRY (Post Medieval to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 72100 34259 (point)
Map sheet SK73SW
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Langar cum Barnstone, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Steep bank across centre of field to S of Stroom Dyke. Presumed to be bank of overburden from former lime pits. (1)
N part of this area described as "lime pits". (2)
This massive earthwork is suffering from deep ploughing of the field. The bank curves gently to the north-west at its west end, meeting the south-east corner of the Bridgehouse property. The illustration shows it running west and petering out. (3)
See L 8075 - Med finds, L 8076 - Ro find, L 8077 - flint. Grid ref centred.

Data Held: Ground Photograph (Ground photograph). SNT2646.

2 colour print, 5/21,23 (negs F18/7, F19/1), SMR

<1> Hills MH, 05/08/1980, Pers Comm (Personal comment). SNT772.

<2> Surveyor unknown, 1726-1840, Glebe Terriers, Langar cum Barnstone (Unpublished document). SNT177.

<3> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (4)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> Personal comment: Hills MH. 05/08/1980. Pers Comm.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Surveyor unknown. 1726-1840. Glebe Terriers, Langar cum Barnstone.
  • <3> Published document: TPAT. 1995. Village Earthwork Survey II.

Finds (0)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Related Monuments/Buildings (1)

Related Events/Activities (0)

Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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