Monument record M2224 - Sand pit, Strelley


SAND PIT (Georgian to Mid-20th Century)


Grid reference SK 50820 41450 (point)
Map sheet SK54SW
District Broxtowe
Civil Parish Strelley, Broxtowe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Sand pit (1)
Sand quarry, c 1900? Roughly semi-circular cut into bunter hillside. Height of quarry face 40ft Ramp up 5th face of quarry, W facing cliff (30ft) has been obscured by tip. Bottom of quarry now covered by "wild" vegetation. Dimensions 300yds x 200yds x 151yds. Excavators once used on site - no machinery left. Quarry now being filled in with rubbish (19/07/1966). (2)
See M2092 for adjacent quarry, L2227 for site of Cat stone, L5266 for Ro pottery.

Data Held (Document). SNT2647.

Sketch, IS card

<1> OS, 1915, 1:2500, County Series 1915 (Map). SNT1024.

Other Refs: 37/15

<2> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA4 75/3

Sources/Archives (3)

  • --- Document: Data Held.
  • <1> Map: OS. 1915. 1:2500, County Series 1915.
  • <2> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

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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