Quarry 250m west of Stareton

Description of this historic site

The site of a quarry which was in use during the Post Medieval and Imperial periods. It is marked on maps dating to 1597 and 1766. The area of quarrying is still visible as an earthwork and is located 250m west of Stareton.

Notes about this historic site

1 This area is called ‘Quarry Close’ on a map of 1597. There is also a ‘Pit Close’ in the field on the opposite side of the Stoneleigh Road at SP3271 which is probably related to the Quarry Fields.
2 Also marked on a map of 1766.
3 Man-made banks and pits still show evidence of quarrying.

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