Disused Quarry, Sandy Lane

Description of this historic site

The site of a quarry that dates back to at least the Imperial period. It is marked on the Ordnance Survey map of 1886. The quarry was situated 500m north east of Monks Kirby.

Notes about this historic site

1 On the 1886 6″ OS map a large-ish earthwork centered on the above NGR is labelled ‘Sand Pit’; on more recent maps it has lost its label, but it is still marked.
2 Also on 1905 OS map.
3 All that remains now is a hollow at the edge of the field.

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