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Building record MDR10938 - Former weighbridge House, Peak Forest Tramway, Buxworth

Type and Period (3)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A former weighbridge with an inscribed stone stands at c. SK 02308212, a relic of the Peak Forest Tramway. (1) Small gritstone weighbridge office, in the angle between Brookside lane and the siding running east from the New Road kiln mouth platform. Dated stone 'WPD 1870' refers to lime burner William Pitt Dixon; the weighbridge was built in the late 1860s. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(j).1, with photos.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 5e1a.



Grid reference Centred SK 02298 82130 (5m by 4m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2263

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Record last edited

May 23 2011 4:58PM

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