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Hills And Holes, Barnack

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Address: Between Wittering Road and Stamford Road/Walcot Road
Immediately south-west of the village of Barnack
County: Cambridgeshire
Postcode: PE9 3EX
Nearest Town: Peterborough
Map Reference: TF076047
Grid Reference: E: 507573 N: 304641
Further Information: Quarrying began in Roman times and continued until the Medieval period. The stone had been largely exhausted by the 16th century and the area is now a 50-acre National Nature Reserve (Stanier 2000: 63 - 67).
Associated Name(s): Hills And Holes, Barnack.
Period(s) Quarried: Roman, Early Medieval, Later Medieval.