Information for record number MWA2634:
Possible Quarry site at Haseley

Summary The possible site of a quarry which dates back to at least the Imperial period. The quarry is suggested by the place-name 'Marl Pit Close' which is marked on a map of 1841. The site is located 500m east of Haseley Green.
What Is It?  
Type: Marl Pit
Period: Imperial - Industrial (1751 AD - 1913 AD)
Where Is It?  
Parish: Haseley
District: Warwick, Warwickshire
Grid Reference: SP 24 69
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Level of Protection National - Old SMR PrefRef (Grade: )
Sites & Monuments Record

Source Number  

1 On the 1841 tithe map, a field centered on this NGR is called Marl pit close: no further documentary references are available.
2 The site visit revealed no further indication of the site.

Source No: 1
Source Type: Map
Title: Haseley Parish Tithe Map
Date: 1841
Page Number:
Volume/Sheet: CR569/125
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period Imperial 1751 AD to 1914 AD (end of the 18th century AD to the beginning of the 20th century AD)

This period comes after the Post Medieval period and before the modern period and starts with beginning of the Industrial Revolution in 1750. It includes the second part of the Hannoverian period (1714 – 1836) and the Victorian period (1837 – 1901). The Imperial period ends with the start of the First World War in 1914.
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monument SITE * Unclassifiable site with minimal information. Specify site type wherever possible. back
monument MARL PIT * A pit from which marl, a mixture of clay and carbonate of lime, is excavated. Marl is used as a fertilizer. back
monument INDUSTRIAL * This is the top term for the class. See INDUSTRIAL Class List for narrow terms. back
monument FIELD * An area of land, often enclosed, used for cultivation or the grazing of livestock. back
monument QUARRY * An excavation from which stone for building and other functions, is obtained by cutting, blasting, etc. back

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