Monument details

HER Number:867
Type of record:Archaeology
Name:Post medieval quarrying at Eddisbury

Summary

Quarrying recorded at Eddisbury hillfort in the post medieval period. Map evidence suggest numerous quarry sites around the southern edges of the hillfort pre-dating the early 19th century while a large 'old quarry' is also recorded in the centre of the hillfort on mid 19th century maps of the area produced by the Ordnance Survey. It is suggested that they may be medieval in origin.


Parish:DELAMERE, VALE ROYAL, CHESHIRE WEST AND CHESTER

Monument Types

  • QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Protected Status:Scheduled Monument 25692: Eddisbury Hillfort East Of Old Pale Farm



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