Possible Quarry to E of Brockhurst Lane, Monks Kirby

Description of this historic site

The possible site of a limestone quarry dating back to at least the Imperial period. The quarry is marked on a tithe award map of 1842. The site is located 1km north east of Monks Kirby.

Notes about this historic site

1 On the 1842 tithe map, two fields are called Small Lime Pits, and Lime Pits, while a much smaller field to the south is called Nearer Lime Pits: a number of old sand pits are to be found in the vicinity, but no actual mention of lime pits is given.
2 Nothing is visible on the ground.

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