Disused Quarry, Ryton Road

Description of this historic site

The site of a quarry, now disused, that was in use from the Post Medieval period onwards. It is situated 600m south east of Bubbenhall.

Notes about this historic site

1 Map by J Fish.
1 On the Fish map there is an area called Gravel Pits, which is not marked on later maps. A reference in the CRO (Z222 SM) says: ‘The inhabitants of Bubbenhall shall have liberty to get and carry away gravel from the said place as they shall have occasion for it.’
3 Area now a rubbish tip.
4 Plan of full extent of quarry from minerals planners at WCC.

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