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Reva Pits

Description:-
On Reva Hill a low ridge (up to 4m above the surrounding surface) composed of glacial till has been extensively worked in a series of boulder pits to extract limestone cobbles to be converted into lime, though no obvious kiln sites have been identified on the ground.

History:-
Its history is not known but the pits are marked on OS First Edition mapping.


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Key Words :- limestone boulder pits glacial till
Address :- Bingley Road, Hawksworth, Guiseley, West Yorkshire, LS20
Grid Ref :- SE 1499 4301
Co-ordinates :- Lat - 53.883068 , Long - -1.773448
Local Authority :- Leeds Council
Pre 1974 County :- Yorkshire - West Riding
Site Condition :- Earthworks only
Site Dates :- unknown - unknown