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Hill Hole Quarry is located to the north west of Markfield between Hill Lane and St Michaels and All Angels Church. The site is a total of 5.2 hectares and this includes a water filled quarry, a small wooded area, allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces.

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Markfield - Wikipedia

Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve (23/6/09) Markfield has a long association with the quarrying industry and has a particular type of granite, microdiorite named after it. The granite stone (microdiorite) 'Markfieldite' is a very hard granite found in the local area and used in roadstone and railway construction.

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Markfield Quarry Intoduction - LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS

There is a convenient lay-by (rubbish dump) opposite a large hole in the fence (there are several). In spite of all the large rusting signs prohibiting access there have been no problems. Indeed the quarry is used by all-and-sundry as a recreation area - so be prepared. The quarry is situated on the hill to the west of Markfield village.

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Hill Hole Quarry - YouTube

May 14, 2017  Phantom 4 Pro over Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield. Kids Games - Cars for Kids Learn Colors for Children with Street Vehicles for Kids Bee Kids Cars 3,770 watching Live now

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U3A Markfield and Hill Hole - u3asites.org.uk

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 Altar Stones) Waypoints Field Head and Markfield

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Local nature reserve at Hill Hole quarry Hinckley ...

Local nature reserve at Hill Hole quarry Information on the nature reserve, allotments, and the history of Hill Hole quarry in Markfield The leaflet on Hill Hole quarry

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Hill Hole Quarry NatureSpot

This old granite quarry is now managed as a nature reserve. Part of the site is flooded and this is securely fenced off. It is one of the highest points in Leicestershire and offers good view across Markfield and towards Leicester. Its developed was funded by Leicestershire County Council FLAG and Shire Grants and National Forest tree planting ...

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Hill Hole Quarry: Crayfish rescue! – Marlin Sub-Aqua Club

Hill Hole Quarry: Crayfish rescue! ... Rob and Ellie picked me up at 7.15am and we set off for Markfield. Arriving at the site we unlocked the gate (the key worked!) and began to unload the van. Shortly afterwards we were joined by Steve, Mike C, Mike W and Jorge. We began setting up for the day’s diving, clearing a path down the concrete ...

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Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve,... © Kate Jewell ...

Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve, Markfield. One of the earliest quarries in the Leicester area, this was opened in the 1850s for the extremely hard granite known as Markfieldite. This is still a highly sought after type of granite. Closed before World War 2 Hill Hole has been turned into a nature reserve supporting a wide variety of wildlife ...

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Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve,... © Kate Jewell ...

Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve, Markfield. One of the earliest quarries in the Leicester area, this was opened in the 1850s for the extremely hard granite known as Markfieldite. This is still a highly sought after type of granite. Closed before World War 2 Hill Hole has been turned into a nature reserve supporting a wide variety of wildlife ...

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Markfield Local History - Transport

Markfield's 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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Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve,... © Kate Jewell cc-by-sa ...

This is 1 of 2 images, with title Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve, Markfield in this square Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve, Markfield. Looking across the nature reserve towards Cliffe Hill. Hill Lane runs across the centre of the picture at the far end of the quarry pit.

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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 Altar Stones)...

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"Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics" by Jez Taylor at ...

Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics. A picture of: Markfield ( More pictures of Markfield by Jez Taylor) Markfield Leicestershire. Share the beauty of England.. Jez Taylor's latest user contact restricted free use Wallpaper. Camera Make: RICOH Model: Caplio R1

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hill hole quarry markfield - gkij.nl

hill hole quarry markfield - h2solarshop.eu. hill hole quarry markfield; Markfield - Wikipedia . Hill Hole is the highest . was in Markfield and currently proposals are being discussed to expand the Bardon Hill Quarry into the parish of Markfield to create .

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Hill Hole Nature Reserve - Markfield - Nature Preserve ...

Hill Hole Nature Reserve, Markfield. 10 likes. Nature Preserve. Jump to. Sections of this page. Accessibility Help. Press alt + / to open this menu. Facebook. Email or Phone: Password: Forgot account? Explore local businesses on Facebook. Sign up for Facebook today to discover local businesses near you.

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hill hole quarry markfield - hansiegrietjie.co.za. Hill Hole Quarry, near Markfield in Leicestershire, covers a total of 5.2 hectares. It was previously used to quarry granite but is now part of the National Forest. >>Chat Online; Transport in Markfield. . Ellis and Everard worked the Hill Hole quarry

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Charnwood Forest - Wikipedia

Charnwood Forest is an upland tract in north-western Leicestershire, England, bounded by Leicester, Loughborough and Coalville.The area is undulating, rocky and picturesque, with barren areas. It also has some extensive tracts of woodland; its elevation is generally 600 feet (180 m) and upwards, the area exceeding this height being about 6,100 acres (25 km 2).

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Category:Markfield - Wikimedia Commons

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Markfield - The Full Wiki

Almost adjoining Hill Hole are the Altar Stones playing fields and the Blacksmiths Fields nature reserve. Markfield has a long association with the quarrying industry and has a particular type of granite named after it. The granite stone 'Markfieldite' is a very hard granite found in the local area and used in roadstone construction.

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Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve - Markfield, Leicestershire

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Police issue hot weather warning after stopping 6 lads ...

Jul 24, 2019  Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield (Image: Leicester Media) "Signs that read ‘Danger - do not enter’ are a real giveaway and are not to be ignored. "Strong currents exist in deep bodies of water and ...

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Hill Hole Quarry Markfield – Made in China - woodekees.nl

Hill Hole Quarry - Hinckley And Bosworth Borough . Hill Hole Quarry is located to the north west of Markfield between Hill Lane and St Michaels and All Angels Church The site is a total of 5 2 hectares and this includes a water filled quarry a small wooded area allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces

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"Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics" by Jez Taylor at ...

Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield, Leics. A picture of: Markfield ( More pictures of Markfield by Jez Taylor) Markfield Leicestershire. Share the beauty of England.. Jez Taylor's latest user contact restricted free use Wallpaper. Camera Make: RICOH Model: Caplio R1

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Markfield - The Full Wiki

Almost adjoining Hill Hole are the Altar Stones playing fields and the Blacksmiths Fields nature reserve. Markfield has a long association with the quarrying industry and has a particular type of granite named after it. The granite stone 'Markfieldite' is a very hard granite found in the local area and used in roadstone construction.

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Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve - Markfield, Leicestershire

See 1 photo from 4 visitors to Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve. Nature Preserve in Markfield, Leicestershire Foursquare uses cookies to provide you with an optimal experience, to personalize ads that you may see, and to help advertisers measure the results of their ad campaigns.

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Hill Hole Quarry Markfield – Made in China - woodekees.nl

Hill Hole Quarry - Hinckley And Bosworth Borough . Hill Hole Quarry is located to the north west of Markfield between Hill Lane and St Michaels and All Angels Church The site is a total of 5 2 hectares and this includes a water filled quarry a small wooded area allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces

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Hill Hole Quarry Site . Markfield 1992 :: Traveller Homes

Traveller Trucks, Buse, Wagons, Boats etc. The Ex-Quarry Hole Was Used For Dumping Stolen Cars !! Seen 14.12.92 Markfield .

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Police issue hot weather warning after stopping 6 lads ...

Jul 24, 2019  Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield (Image: Leicester Media) "Signs that read ‘Danger - do not enter’ are a real giveaway and are not to be ignored. "Strong currents exist in deep bodies of water and ...

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Hill Hole Quarry Markfield - tenutadelgusto.be

Hill Hole Quarry is located to the north west of Markfield between Hill Lane and St Michaels and All Angels Church. The site is a total of 5.2 hectares and this includes a water filled quarry, a small wooded area, allotment gardens and open grassland with exposed rock faces.

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Hill Hole Quarry NatureSpot

Hill Hole Quarry Hill Hole Quarry Details; Latest images; Species list; Wildlife Highlights. The site has several wooded areas, including a some trees that have naturally colonised such as Mountain Ash and Downy Birch. The sparce, acid soils offer good habitat for heathland plants such as Gorse and Heath Bedstraw. There is a good variety of ...

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Charnwood Viewpoints: Beacon Hill, Bardon Hill, Bradgate ...

May 03, 2015  To enter Markfield you have to cross the A50 via a subway that comes as a bit of a culture shock after the pretty surroundings of the rest of the walk. Markfield itself doesn’t seem particularly exciting. The next target of the walk is the remains of a quarry which has now been turned into Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve.

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The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest - emgs.org.uk

South Charnwood Diorite (Cliffe Hill, Groby and Hill Hole Quarries). They also exploit younger Ordovician ... Hill Hole Quarry, mainly as a rubble stone, in the walls ... 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 1870’s, followed by Cliffe

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MARLIN SUB-AQUA CLUB MIDLAND POOLS PROJECT REPORT

Hill Hole Quarry opened in 1852. In 2001 Hinckley 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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UKC Logbook - Markfield Quarry - UKClimbing

Markfield Quarry is situated just off the M1 at J22: look R. If travelling N, the quarry is the hilltop with the small radio-mast. 18/7/09- Car break ins still seem a problem as broken glass on floor in car park. Recommend you park in the village walk in. ***BE WARNED THERE ARE A LOT OF CAR BREAK-INS HAPPENING @ MARKFIELD.

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LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS - Markfield Quarry

Markfield Quarry . Minor Outcrops and Boulders . Morley Quarry . Mountsorrel Crags . Nunckley Quarry . ... Climbing Walls . Index . Introduction and Location . The quarry is a crater in the top of the hill. There is an obvious extensive platform at the level of the hole in the fence above which is the upper tier. Below is the water-filled tier ...

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Leicestershire 4 Peaks Challenge - blogspot

Mar 30, 2008  This was today's 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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Charnwood Viewpoints: Beacon Hill, Bardon Hill, Bradgate ...

May 03, 2015  To enter Markfield you have to cross the A50 via a subway that comes as a bit of a culture shock after the pretty surroundings of the rest of the walk. Markfield itself doesn’t seem particularly exciting. The next target of the walk is the remains of a quarry which has now been turned into Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve.

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UKC Logbook - Markfield Quarry - UKClimbing

Markfield Quarry is situated just off the M1 at J22: look R. If travelling N, the quarry is the hilltop with the small radio-mast. 18/7/09- Car break ins still seem a problem as broken glass on floor in car park. Recommend you park in the village walk in. ***BE WARNED THERE ARE A LOT OF CAR BREAK-INS HAPPENING @ MARKFIELD.

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LEICESTERSHIRE CLIMBS - Markfield Quarry

Markfield Quarry . Minor Outcrops and Boulders . Morley Quarry . Mountsorrel Crags . Nunckley Quarry . ... Climbing Walls . Index . Introduction and Location . The quarry is a crater in the top of the hill. There is an obvious extensive platform at the level of the hole in the fence above which is the upper tier. Below is the water-filled tier ...

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The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest - emgs.org.uk

South Charnwood Diorite (Cliffe Hill, Groby and Hill Hole Quarries). They also exploit younger Ordovician ... Hill Hole Quarry, mainly as a rubble stone, in the walls ... 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 1870’s, followed by Cliffe

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Leicestershire 4 Peaks Challenge - blogspot

Mar 30, 2008  This was today's 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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Latest News in Markfield in Leicestershire, England, UK ...

Police issue hot weather warning after stopping 6 lads from cooling off in dangerous quarry lake a month ago Hill Hole Quarry, Markfield (Image: Leicester Media) "Signs that read Danger - do not enter’ are a real giveaway and are not to be ignored. "Strong currents exist in deep bodies of water and can pull...

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Markfield - Bagworth - Stanton under Bardon - Markfield

Markfield - Bagworth - Stanton under Bardon - Markfield. ... Markfield Knoll Hill was once one of four granite hills in the area, the others being Billa Barrow, Cliffe Hill and Bardon. ... After Hill Hole Quarry closed it became a real problem during summer months; many people, adults and children, lost their lives here while swimming.

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General Information - Markfield Parish Neighbourhood Plan ...

Markfield is renown for having a unique micro-climate; There are long distance views from both Hill Hole and Billa Barra hill. Quarrying continues to impact on the landscape – especially with the Bardon Quarry extension; To the best of my knowledge flooding isn’t an issue. The only allotments are to one side of Hill Hole.

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Market Bosworth Police - Home Facebook

🏊🏼‍♂️ Strong currents exist in deep bodies of water and can pull you under before you have time to react. 🏊🏼‍♂️ The shock of taking a dip in cold water can cause panic and drowning. A group of 6️⃣ lads today had forced their way through the fencing at Hill Hole quarry before we got to them.

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MARLIN SUB-AQUA CLUB MIDLAND POOLS PROJECT REPORT

Hill Hole Quarry opened in 1852. In 2001 Hinckley 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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T:UK - Markfield

Markfield Trig Point Markfield quarry towards trig. 16th Apr 2005 13:49 by discjirm FB Number: Not logged Condition: Good Score: 7/10. Quite a nice little pillar, like the nearby Bardon Hill on the edge of a quarry, this time disued. Good paths lead up towards the pillar. Markfield trig pillar. Markfield trig pillar.©discjirm Markfield trig ...

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hill hole quarry markfield 19134 - rpsc2ndgrade.co

hill hole quarry markfield 19134 Markfield - Wikipedia Region: East Midlands The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest - EMGS The Rock Quarries of Charnwood Forest Annette McGrath.Hill Hole Quarry, mainly as a rubble stone, in the walls.Markfield in 1852, Bardon Hill

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Markfield - ipfs.io

Hill Hole Quarry Nature Reserve (23/6/09) History Doomsday book . Markfield is shown in the Doomsday book published in 1070 as having 2 small households. Ulf is shown as the lord of Markfield, Groby Blaby and Ratby in the hundred of Guthlaxton in Leicestershire in 1066. [4]

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Category:Quarries in Leicestershire - Wikimedia Commons

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