Harpur Hill Residents' Association


This big kiln wasn't exactly low-key. At a height above sea level of around 1250ft, it could be seen for miles and dominated the Buxton suburb of Harpur Hill until its closure in 1944. The quarry was named after the kiln, which was unusual. The owners were I.C.I. Mond Division. The railway to the right is a surviving section of the Cromford & High Peak Rly. (TM Collection)
 Flood water at foot of incline. 18th Feb., 1936    Foot of incline, after draining. 17th March,1936
Quarry after draining.  17th March, 1936     General view with well drill. 26th March,1930

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