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Monument record MDR10933 - Later Quarry Siding Link, Barren Clough to Bugsworth Basin (route of), Chinley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1880 AD? to 1924 AD?)
  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1880 AD? to 1924 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Spoil heaps: During the period of opening up Barren Clough Quarry, large quantities of topsoil had to be 'wheeled-back' and deposited. To do this, short unconnected tramways were laid down from the quarry site to areas for depositing the spoil. (1) Later link to extend Barren Clough Quarry. The lower level necessitated a tunnel, the north portal of which survives on private property and is apparently still open. South portal may survive in Barren Clough Quarry not fully infilled. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Spoil heaps; 1966.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 4d2.



Grid reference Centred SK 02562 81939 (353m by 212m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2263

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Record last edited

Feb 14 2011 3:35PM

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