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This map gives an indication of the general distribution of disused quarries within Shropshire, marked with red dots. During medieval times almost every settlement had a small quarry to supply local needs, for building the church, manor house and more important vernacular buildings, and sometimes a delf for producing stone slates. The majority were unrecorded and are now degraded to the extent that they may be unrecognisable. Subsequent changes in land ownership and usage may well render such sources inaccessible.

Click here to display more detailed information regarding disused quarries within Shropshire.

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