MHG32862 - Ledbeg Marble Quarries


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Type and Period (1)

  • STONE QUARRY (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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  • None recorded

Full Description

This industry operated from 1799 until 1881. It was initiated by Issac Jopling, a marble merchant from Gateshead. An associated Jopling's road from NC 243134 to NC 237332.

The Industrial Archaeology of Sutherland (A Scottish Highland Economy 1700-1900, p.111-113) - Sinclair B Calder, 19

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Grid reference Centred NC 2430 1340 (300m by 300m) (2 map features)
Map sheet NC21SW
Geographical Area SUTHERLAND
Civil Parish ASSYNT

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