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Quarrying and mineral extraction in the Peak District

Many of the quarries and mines in the Peak District were operating before the area became a national Park in 1951. the national Park boundary was drawn so that it excluded many of the main limestone quarries in the Buxton area (which is why it is an odd shape). Old but extant planning permissions and society’s ongoing demand for

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Backdale Friends of the Peak District

According to the PDNPA website: “The long-running uncertainty over Backdale Quarry at Longstone Edge has ended in success for Peak District National Park landscape protectors. The former quarry at the eastern end of Longstone Edge, a prominent limestone ridge between Calver and Bakewell, has been permanently saved from mineral extraction.

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Great Rocks Dale Wikipedia

The dale fell within the bounds of the mediaeval Forest of High Peak. The surrounding land was first farmed in about 1250, by people connected with the nearby hamlet of Tunstead. In 1867, an extension of the Manchester, Buxton, Matlock and Midlands Junction Railway was opened, running through the valley between Peak Forest and Millers Dale. This section of line remains open, for freight traffic, now known as the Great Rocks Line after this area.

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GCSE Geography Quarrying in National Parks, building

The Peak District is another national park which contains limestone. There is a large limestone quarry near to the tourist honeypot of Castleton (Hope quarry). This produces large quantities of limestone that are turned into cement at the Hope cement works, which can be seen from miles away.

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GeoBytesGCSE: Quarrying in a National Park

Apr 03, 2008 The Peak District is a major area of limestone quarrying, including works at Hope Quarry and Wirksworth Quarry. Hope Quarry is located close to Castleton. It began extraction in 1948, just before the area was designated a national park. 2 million tonnes of limestone are extracted each year, used to produce 10% of the UK's cement.

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Hope Cement Works Wikipedia

The plant started its first full year of production in 1929, and was initially producing 50,000 tonnes (55,000 tons) of cement per year. The plant was located at Hope, because it is at the edge of where carboniferous limestone of the Monsal Dale Group, meets shale (Edale Shale), the two main components of finished cement. The shale beds are to the north and east of the works, whereas the limestone is to the south. A byproduct of the lime quarrying process is the mineral fluorspar, which is used as a chemical feedstock.

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Problems of limestone quarrying in and adjacent to the

En 1951, 81 % de l'affleurement calcaire a été inclus dans le Parc national du Peak District (le premier des parcs nationaux britanniques) dont il représente le tiers de la superficie. A l'extérieur du parc, le calcaire était déjà intensément exploité et, les 30 années suivantes, l'aire d'extension possible des carrières fut progressivement diminuée.

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Major success for Authority's action on quarrying: Peak

Apr 27, 2007 Efforts by the Peak District National Park Authority to stop unauthorised quarrying of limestone at Longstone Edge have received a massive boost today, with the

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Longstone Edge Wikipedia

Quarrying. The Edge has been, and is, intensively quarried for galena, fluorspar and barytes, and more controversially, limestone.Since Longstone Edge is a noted beauty spot and is located within the Peak District National Park there is strong local pressure for the quarrying to stop altogether.

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GeoBytesGCSE: Quarrying in a National Park

Apr 03, 2008 The Peak District is a major area of limestone quarrying, including works at Hope Quarry and Wirksworth Quarry. Hope Quarry is located close to Castleton. It began extraction in 1948, just before the area was designated a national park. 2 million tonnes of limestone are extracted each year, used to produce 10% of the UK's cement.

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Major success for Authority's action on quarrying: Peak

27 April 2007. Major success for Authority's action on quarrying. Efforts by the Peak District National Park Authority to stop unauthorised quarrying of limestone at Longstone Edge have received a massive boost today, with the news that a planning inspector has

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Limestone Quarry Peak District High Resolution Stock

Female jumping spider (Euophrys frontalis) guarding egg sac underneath a stone in disused limestone quarry, Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, UK. June. Sheep on top of Eldon Hill Quarry (disused) is situated in the Peak District National Park in the county of Derbyshire.

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BBC NEWS UK England Derbyshire Quarry public

Mar 29, 2006 The Peak District National Park Authority said it was "extremely disappointed" at the decision. The stop order was issued to quarry firm MMC Mineral Processing in January. Other minerals. The authority said it was determined to continue its action against "the unlawful mass extraction of limestone" from the Backdale Quarry, near Bakewell

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National Park orders company to stop quarrying in Peaks

Oct 22, 2011 NATIONAL PARK officials yesterday ordered a halt to quarrying in a top beauty spot. The move followed a meeting of the Peak District National Park Authority into

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Backdale Friends of the Peak District

Late 1990s UK quarrying company, RMC, takes a lease on the site and starts to extract large quantities of limestone along with fluorspar.1998 Pressure by the National Park Authority and a strong local and national campaign embarrasses RMC into quitting the site. July 2003 The landowner (Bleaklow Industries) leases the site to Merrimans.

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Stanton Moor Friends of the Peak District

This is approved by the Peak District National Park Authority with our support. Endcliffe and Lees Cross is finally saved after eight years of blood, sweat and tears! 2006 Blockstone applies for a further extension at New Pilhough. We work closely with SLAG and villagers in Stanton in Peak and the proprosals are withdrawn.

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Quarrying in the Yorkshire Dales The Yorkshire Dales

The Yorkshire Dales is a protected national park and home to many wildlife species, types of rock and an extensive cave system. The limestone quarry brings both benefits and problems to the area.

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Decision re-affirmed on Tearsall Quarry site: Peak

Narendra Bajaria, chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, said: “The Court of Appeal ruling reduced but didn’t remove the potential for quarrying to cause serious damage to the landscape at Peak Pasture. Pay for damage caused to roads by lorries going to the quarry. Limestone from Tearsall Quarry will be kept on the site and

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Breedon limestone quarry at Hope in the Peak District

Download this stock image: Breedon limestone quarry at Hope in the Peak District National Park from the visitor viewing platform 2C31NCW from Alamy's library of millions of high resolution stock photos, illustrations and vectors.

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High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction

Apr 18, 2008 High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction in the Peak District National Park. The underlying purpose of the permission is not to protect the National Park or to limit the amount of limestone that can be won and worked. It is to enable fluorspar to be won and worked. The permission covers a large area within the Peak

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Peak District

The Peak Park Authority has a policy of considering all new quarrying and licence renewal applications within the area of the National Park in terms of the local and national need for the mineral and the uniqueness of the source, in conjunction with the effects on traffic, local residents and the environment.

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NSC National Stone Centre

Run by a small group of volunteers and set within six former limestone quarries in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, and close to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the National Stone Centre (NSC) is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all.

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National Park orders company to stop quarrying in Peaks

Oct 22, 2011 NATIONAL PARK officials yesterday ordered a halt to quarrying in a top beauty spot. The move followed a meeting of the Peak District National Park Authority into

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Major success for Authority's action on quarrying: Peak

27 April 2007. Major success for Authority's action on quarrying. Efforts by the Peak District National Park Authority to stop unauthorised quarrying of limestone at Longstone Edge have received a massive boost today, with the news that a planning inspector has

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NSC National Stone Centre

Run by a small group of volunteers and set within six former limestone quarries in the heart of the Derbyshire Dales, on the edge of the Peak District National Park, and close to the Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site, the National Stone Centre (NSC) is a 40 acre Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), for its geological formations, offering outdoor and indoor activities for all.

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High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction

Apr 18, 2008 High Court allows legal challenge to quarrying restriction in the Peak District National Park. The underlying purpose of the permission is not to protect the National Park or to limit the amount of limestone that can be won and worked. It is to enable fluorspar to be won and worked. The permission covers a large area within the Peak

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what are the advantages and disadvantages of limestone

Sep 14, 2008 what are the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarries in the peak district national park? I'm currently resitting my science GCSE at college and my teacher has asked us to find out the advantages and disadvantages of limestone quarrying in the peak district national park. please help me! i can't find any information anywhere!

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Decision re-affirmed on Tearsall Quarry site: Peak

Narendra Bajaria, chair of the Peak District National Park Authority, said: “The Court of Appeal ruling reduced but didn’t remove the potential for quarrying to cause serious damage to the landscape at Peak Pasture. Pay for damage caused to roads by lorries going to the quarry. Limestone from Tearsall Quarry will be kept on the site and

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The Quarry, Peak District UK John Pardey Architects (JPA)

The Quarry house occupies the site of a former shallow stone quarry on a hillside located outside the village of Cressbrook, between the steep wooded valleys of Cressbrook Dale and the River Wye, to become the first modern house within the Peak District National Park.

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Stanton Moor Friends of the Peak District

This is approved by the Peak District National Park Authority with our support. Endcliffe and Lees Cross is finally saved after eight years of blood, sweat and tears! 2006 Blockstone applies for a further extension at New Pilhough. We work closely with SLAG and villagers in Stanton in Peak and the proprosals are withdrawn.

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10 Advantages and Disadvantages of Quarrying Limestone

May 03, 2018 Quarrying limestone is the process of removing this material from the ground. As with any quarrying process, there are certain pros and cons that must be evaluated. List of the Pros of Quarrying Limestone. 1. It can be an economic engine. Quarries can

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Quarries Yorkshire Dales National Park : Yorkshire Dales

Working quarries are not places to watch wildlife and even where there is public access to them, care has to be taken around disused quarries too. Few animals and plants in the Dales are associated especially with quarries but the high ledges provide some of the nesting sites for cliff-nesting birds like Jackdaws, Ravens and []

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Report - Eldon Hill Quarry, Castleton, Derbyshire

Aug 23, 2020 1. The History Eldon Hill quarry is in the Peak District National Park, Derbyshire, England, 4km south-west of Castleton. It is a 470-metre limestone hill of pure limestone, resulting from squeezing and upfolding of geological forces to form a dome.

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grough — Peak District bosses order end to quarrying at

Nov 21, 2013 National park bosses have made an order stopping quarrying at a site surrounded by controversy. Members of the Peak District National Park Authority’s planning committee agreed to a prohibition order on further mineral extraction at a quarry on Longstone Edge, where a protracted battle was fought over mining at Backdale, a short distance away.

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Focus: Stop destroying my Peak District UK news The

Mar 27, 2005 And nobody is quite sure if the Peak District National Park Authority has either the legal power or the financial muscle to stop it happening. There has been quarrying in the Peak

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New British Coalition Seeks to Block Quarry in National Park

Apr 25, 2008 The Peak District National Park Authority has expressed its gratitude to community and environmental groups for their continued support in its action to stop alleged harmful quarrying

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