Quarry near the Fosse Way, N of Stretton

Description of this historic site

Several quarry pits are visible as earthworks. They may date to the Imperial period or earlier. They are situated 1km east of Knightlow Hill.

Notes about this historic site

1 The 1905 Ordnance Survey map of the area shows in detail a series of depressions and hollows around this point, this is probably the result of quarrying.
2 Quarrying likely since gravel lies very near to the surface at this point.
3 OS map marks the site as “Sand and gravel pit”.

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