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An area of Post Medieval surface extraction called 'The Slate Pits' is visible as earthworks, Snowshill.
County: Gloucestershire
District: TEWKESBURY
Parish: SNOWSHILL
NGR: SP 10 33
Monument Number: 38969
HER 38969 DESCRIPTION:-
2005 - Glouestershire NMP (Cotswold & Forest of Dean)
The earthworks of an area of pitting as a result of surface quarrying were seen centred at SP 1043 3305. This is named on the OS map as The Slate Pits (now under trees). This is presumed to be the remains of Post Medieval quarryng of the Chipping Norton Limestone, possibly for roof slates. This quarrying was mapped from aerial photographs as part of the English Heritage: Gloucestershire NMP project. {Source Work 4249.}

Monuments
QUARRY(POST MEDIEVAL)
PIT(POST MEDIEVAL)

Protection Status

Sources and further reading
15250;Various;2003-4;
4249;Historic England;Various;Vol:0;
864;RAF;1947;Vol:0;
14358;Stoertz C;2012;

Related records
FOREST OF DEAN & NORTH COTSWOLDS NMP PROJECT;1362224
NMR INDEX NUMBER;SP13SW 25
HISTORIC ENGLAND AMIE RECORD;1408227

Source
Gloucestershire County Council: Historic Environment Record Archive