Monument record M4060 - Hills and Holes, Warsop - Limestone quarry


LIMESTONE QUARRY (Victorian to Late 20th Century)


Grid reference SK 55300 68249 (point)
Map sheet SK56NE
District Mansfield
Civil Parish Warsop, Mansfield


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

Small quarry, c 1900, producing dolomitic limestone, used at Warsop Main Colliery for building and burning for lime (a series of kilns attached). During WWII greatly extended, up to 400 tons per week sent to Sheffield for blast furnace lining. Quarry now completely filled in with colliery waste. (30/12/1968). (1)
See M4061 for nearby quarry.
See M8945 for lime kilns.

<1> CBA, Industrial Survey (Published document). SNT184.

Other Refs: IA3 85/6

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Published document: CBA. Industrial Survey.

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  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Jan 19 2023 7:34PM

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