Monument record M7618 - Gypsum Quarring, Cropwell Bishop


GYPSUM QUARRY? (Post Medieval)


Grid reference Centred SK 68105 35339 (249m by 272m)
Map sheet SK63NE
District Rushcliffe
Civil Parish Cropwell Bishop, Rushcliffe


Type and Period (1)

Full Description

East of Kinoulton Road. Eastern field has a very uneven surface with numerous mounds and hollows. Some distinct hollows appear to be borrow pits for gypsum. Central field has borrow pits across field. West of Kinoulton Road, occasional borrow pits. The land to the south of this area was reputedly open cast mined for gypsum in the 1950s. (1)
Grid ref centred.
See L9226 for other earthworks in these fields.
See also L5419 for building plot.

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

13 colour print, 4/24-32,36-39 (negs F17/4,5,6,7 F18/1), SMR

<1> TPAT, 1995, Village Earthwork Survey II (Published document). SNT1360.

Sources/Archives (2)

  • --- Ground photograph: Data Held: Ground Photograph.
  • <1> 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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