Disused Quarry N of Compton Wynyates

Description of this historic site

The site of a quarry which probably dates to the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1906. It was situated on the south side of Windmill Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 That part of Windmill Hill which overlooks Compton House in the extreme north of the parish has been extensively quarried in the past – it is marked on current OS 1:10,000 as disused. On the second edition of the 1:2,500 OS map the earthwork is shown but not on the first edition.