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Hill Hole Quarry opened in 1852. In 2001 Hinckley amp Bosworth Borough Council purchased the site and it is now a nature area within the National Forest. The site is a total of 5.2 he ctares and this includes the water filled quarry, a small wooded area, allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces.

  • Hill Hole Quarry Report Marlin SAC

    Hill Hole Quarry Report Marlin SAC

    Hill Hole Quarry opened in 1852. In 2001 Hinckley amp Bosworth Borough Council purchased the site and it is now a nature area within the National Forest. The site is a total of 5.2 he ctares and this includes the water filled quarry, a small wooded area, allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces.

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  • quotHill Hole Quarry Markfield Leicsquot by Jez Taylor at

    quotHill Hole Quarry Markfield Leicsquot by Jez Taylor at

    May 12, 2007 Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics Previous 1 2... 3 Next Markfield Home. Latest Slideshow Thumbs Upload Buy Image Stock Photos. See our Markfield Accommodation page. Add to/create tour Add picture to favourites. PicturesOfEngland.com Member Login. You are not logged in. Username Password

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  • Hill Hole Nature Reserve Pond Markfield

    Hill Hole Nature Reserve Pond Markfield

    Hill Hole Nature Reserve Pond is a pond located in Markfield. Hill Hole Nature Reserve Pond - Markfield on the map.

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  • The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest

    The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest

    Markfield in 1852, Bardon Hill in 1857 and Croft in 1868 (Fig. 4). A second wave of activity occurred at Enderby and Morley in the 1870s, followed by Cliffe Hill in 1891, Charnwood in 1881/91 and Whitwick in 1893. Demand for hard rock was further boosted during the late-19th century, when main line railways were constructed.

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  • Appendix 73 STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION

    Appendix 73 STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION

    - Markfield only high village in the area, Markfield and Fieldhead are currently in Area 11, should they be in Area 2? More in common with Stanton under Bardon. - Markfield only hilltop village, it is quite well hidden. Hill Hole quarry is integral to the Markfield character. It is a Nature Reserve also. - Billa Barra Common should be included with

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  • Appendix 1 Rural Areas Review Annual Report 201213

    Appendix 1 Rural Areas Review Annual Report 201213

    Hill Hole Quarry 81% Burbage Common 73% Markfield Burbage CP04 - Reduce CO2 emissions in the borough Q1, 2011/12 Spatial Objective 12 and Policy 24 of the Core Strategy seek to reduce emissions . The National Planning Policy Framework seeks the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Consultants have been appointed to undertake the

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  • Grass Field Fire Markfield

    Grass Field Fire Markfield

    Jul 07, 2018 Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update. Read More 999 In an emergency. Home Your Service. Who We Are and What We Do. Our Purpose, Values and Behaviours

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  • Groby quarry GrobyOnline Google Search

    Groby quarry GrobyOnline Google Search

    In the late 1870s two Birmingham businessmen opened a quarry at Cliffe Hill between Markfield and Stanton to provide street setts and kerb stones. This quarry closed in 1887 but was revived in 1889 by the son of one of the original owners. He equipped the quarry with then modern machinery and it quickly became a commercial success.

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  • LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS Index

    LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS Index

    Hill Hole (see Markfield Quarry) Hill Top Crag High Sharpley 80 Hill Top Crag, map High Sharpley 41 Hill Top Crag, photo High Sharpley 88 His Nut S Hangingstone Rocks 77 Hitler HVS Finedon Slabs Hobs Hole, map Cademan Wood 40

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  • Wikizero Markfield

    Wikizero Markfield

    Markfield is a commuter village in both the National Forest and Charnwood Forest and in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England.The settlement dates back to at least the time of the Norman conquest and is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name Merchenefeld. A variant of this is still used as the name for the village primary school, Mercenfeld.

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  • Post Office Leicester Stanton Under Bardon Opening

    Post Office Leicester Stanton Under Bardon Opening

    The branch is situated in a convenient location to serve the people of White Hill, Bagworth, Hill Hole Quarry, Stanton Under Bardon, Cliffe Hill, Markfield Court Retirement Village, Thornton and Markfield. Doors are open today (Thursday) from 900 am - 530 pm. On this page you may find all the up-to-date information about Post Office Leicester ...

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  • The Language of Stone September 2020

    The Language of Stone September 2020

    Sep 30, 2020 The final stop on my trip to Charnwood Forest, with Paul May of the Sheffield U3A Geology Group, was at the Altar Stones Nature Reserve, which is situated a few hundred metres north of the Hole Hill Quarry Nature Reserve car park.

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  • Local nature reserve at Hill Hole quarry Hinckley

    Local nature reserve at Hill Hole quarry Hinckley

    Information on the nature reserve, allotments, and the history of Hill Hole quarry in Markfield. The leaflet on Hill Hole quarry. File type PDF Size 985.29 KB

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  • Hill Hole Quarry Report Marlin SAC

    Hill Hole Quarry Report Marlin SAC

    Hill Hole Quarry opened in 1852. In 2001 Hinckley amp Bosworth Borough Council purchased the site and it is now a nature area within the National Forest. The site is a total of 5.2 he ctares and this includes the water filled quarry, a small wooded area, allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces.

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  • Village Trail and Walk Markfield History

    Village Trail and Walk Markfield History

    Aug 10, 2020 We climbed to Hill Hole Nature Reserve and heard about the history of the quarry industry and the ages of the rocks in this area. The rock at Hill Hole, Markfieldite, is some of the oldest in the world at over 543 million years. This rock is very hard and durable and hence quarrying developed as a major industry.

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  • Transport in Markfield

    Transport in Markfield

    Sep 04, 2020 Markfields quarries supplied stone for road building. Ellis and Everard worked the Hill Hole quarry from 1860 to around 1914. The Cliffe Hill quarry opened first in the 1870s, then closed for some years and reopened in 1891.

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  • quotHill Hole Quarry Markfield Leicsquot by Jez Taylor at

    quotHill Hole Quarry Markfield Leicsquot by Jez Taylor at

    May 12, 2007 Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics Previous 1 2... 3 Next Markfield Home. Latest Slideshow Thumbs Upload Buy Image Stock Photos. See our Markfield Accommodation page. Add to/create tour Add picture to favourites. PicturesOfEngland.com Member Login. You are not logged in. Username Password

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  • Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve Markfield Leicestershire

    Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve Markfield Leicestershire

    Jul 15, 2020 See 1 photo from 5 visitors to Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve. Nature Preserve in Markfield, Leicestershire. UPDATE July 15, ... hill hole quarry nature reserve markfield hill hole quarry nature reserve markfield photos hill hole quarry nature reserve markfield location

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  • ViewRanger U3A WTT Markfield and Hill Hole Quarry

    ViewRanger U3A WTT Markfield and Hill Hole Quarry

    The village trail starts at The Field Head hotel on Markfield Lane, Markfield LE67 9PS. There is plenty of free parking alongside the pub. The route is about 4 - 5 miles. No stiles. Some steep steps.(Bring binoculars if it is a clear day fabulous views at Hill Hole Quarry amp Altar Stones)...

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  • Markfield Parish Neighbourhood Plan Youth

    Markfield Parish Neighbourhood Plan Youth

    All the litter that is in Hill Hole quarry Other (1 comment) You have to pay allot of money to go into the mugger for an hour. Teens do not have this sort of money. Q7 What would you like to see/improve in Markfield Parish? 37 comments Facilities/ Services (8 comments) Better shoops

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  • Charnwood Peaks walk National Forest

    Charnwood Peaks walk National Forest

    Markfield Knoll Hill was once one of four granite hills in the area, the other three being Billa Barra, Cliffe Hill and Bardon Hill. Each has been extensively quarried for their stone. Hill Hole Quarry was opened in 1852 and many houses were built to accommodate the new employees the stone built terraced houses behind the Parish Church ...

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  • Billa Barra Markfield NatureSpot

    Billa Barra Markfield NatureSpot

    Billa Barra Hill is situated within the north of the borough and can be accessed off Junction 22 of the M1 motorway. The main access point is at the western edge of the site at Billa Barra Lane (opposite the Miners Welfare Club). Another access point is located at the southern boundary on Billa Barra Lane.

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  • The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest

    The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest

    Markfield in 1852, Bardon Hill in 1857 and Croft in 1868 (Fig. 4). A second wave of activity occurred at Enderby and Morley in the 1870s, followed by Cliffe Hill in 1891, Charnwood in 1881/91 and Whitwick in 1893. Demand for hard rock was further boosted during the late-19th century, when main line railways were constructed.

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  • SPAR Euro Garage Markfield Opening Times amp Store

    SPAR Euro Garage Markfield Opening Times amp Store

    You can find SPAR on Shaw Lane, a 1.43 mile drive north-west from the centre of Markfield (near to Flying Horse).The store provides service mainly to the areas of Cliffe Hill, Birch Hill, Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield Town Centre, Stanton Under Bardon, Bardon, Bardon Hill and White Hill.

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  • Appendix 73 STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION

    Appendix 73 STAKEHOLDER CONSULTATION

    - Markfield only high village in the area, Markfield and Fieldhead are currently in Area 11, should they be in Area 2? More in common with Stanton under Bardon. - Markfield only hilltop village, it is quite well hidden. Hill Hole quarry is integral to the Markfield character. It is a Nature Reserve also. - Billa Barra Common should be included with

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  • U3A WALK Stanton Under Bardon Markfield

    U3A WALK Stanton Under Bardon Markfield

    Down the other side and onto Hill Lane. Turn left and walk up the lane to the entrance to Hill Hole quarry.(Information board). Make your way up to the trig point to admire the stunning views. Back down again to Hill Lane, and turn left. follow the road to the T junction (Forest Rd). Turn right and walk along the grass verge.

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  • Appendix 1 Rural Areas Review Annual Report 201213

    Appendix 1 Rural Areas Review Annual Report 201213

    Hill Hole Quarry 81% Burbage Common 73% Markfield Burbage CP04 - Reduce CO2 emissions in the borough Q1, 2011/12 Spatial Objective 12 and Policy 24 of the Core Strategy seek to reduce emissions . The National Planning Policy Framework seeks the reduction in greenhouse gas emissions. Consultants have been appointed to undertake the

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  • These Boots Were Made for Walking Leicestershire 4 Peaks

    These Boots Were Made for Walking Leicestershire 4 Peaks

    Mar 30, 2008 This was todays surprise. We included the Quarry at Markfield (Hill Hole Quarry) as it has a viewpoint marked on the map, and it delivered on that promise. As you can hear in the video below, (turn your sound down before pressing play) it was cold and

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  • GENUKI Markfield Leicestershire

    GENUKI Markfield Leicestershire

    Markfield is a large, scattered village and a parish which lie about 118 miles north of London, 10 miles southeast of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and 8 miles northwest of Leicester city. The parish covers about 3,660 acres. If you are planning a visit Just west of the village is the Hole Hill Quarry Nature Preserve, which is part of the National Forest ...

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  • Alone Beneath The Sky Humberstone to Markfield 280318

    Alone Beneath The Sky Humberstone to Markfield 280318

    Humberstone to Markfield 28/03/18 12.2 miles, via New Humberstone, Northfields, Latimer ward, Belgrave Road, Abbey Park, Abbey ward, Gorse Hill, Anstey, Newtown Linford, Field Head, and Hill Hole Quarry.

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  • Markfield Wikipedia Republished WIKI 2

    Markfield Wikipedia Republished WIKI 2

    Markfield is a commuter village in both the National Forest and Charnwood Forest and in the Hinckley and Bosworth district of Leicestershire, England. The settlement dates back to at least the time of the Norman conquest and is mentioned in the Domesday Book under the name Merchenefeld. A variant of this is still used as the name for the village primary school, Mercenfeld. It is to the south ...

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  • Post Office Leicester Stanton Under Bardon Opening

    Post Office Leicester Stanton Under Bardon Opening

    The branch is situated in a convenient location to serve the people of White Hill, Bagworth, Hill Hole Quarry, Stanton Under Bardon, Cliffe Hill, Markfield Court Retirement Village, Thornton and Markfield. Doors are open today (Thursday) from 900 am - 530 pm. On this page you may find all the up-to-date information about Post Office Leicester ...

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  • LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS Index

    LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS Index

    Hill Hole (see Markfield Quarry) Hill Top Crag High Sharpley 80 Hill Top Crag, map High Sharpley 41 Hill Top Crag, photo High Sharpley 88 His Nut S Hangingstone Rocks 77 Hitler HVS Finedon Slabs Hobs Hole, map Cademan Wood 40

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  • APPENDIX 1 CP01 Keep our have dealt with the

    APPENDIX 1 CP01 Keep our have dealt with the

    Higham On The Hill, 1 Markfield, 1 Kirby Mallory, 1 Higham on the Hill Dog Fouling 12 7 Hinckley, 4 Burbage, 1 Groby Prosecutions 4 Littering offences A resident from Stoney Stanton was witnessed opening his car door whilst parked on Trinity Lane in Hinckley he littered a can of coke onto the floor before driving away.

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  • The Language of Stone September 2020

    The Language of Stone September 2020

    Sep 30, 2020 The final stop on my trip to Charnwood Forest, with Paul May of the Sheffield U3A Geology Group, was at the Altar Stones Nature Reserve, which is situated a few hundred metres north of the Hole Hill Quarry Nature Reserve car park.

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  • The Language of Stone Charnwood Forest Part 3

    The Language of Stone Charnwood Forest Part 3

    Sep 29, 2020 Charnwood Forest - Part 3. Hill Hole Quarry. Leaving the car park at Billa Barra Hill Nature Reserve, having explored Billa Barra Hill and New Cliffe Hill Quarry during the reccy for the forthcoming field trip to Charnwood Forest with the Sheffield U3A Geology Group, we then set off on a short drive to the village of Markfield.

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