Building record MDR10966 - Former Forge and Smithy,Top O' Th' Plane Complex, Peak Forest Tramway, Chapel-en-le-Frith
Type and Period (4)
- TRAMWAY (Georgian to Victorian - 1795 AD to 1900 AD)
- FORGE (Former Type) (Georgian to Victorian - 1795 AD to 1900 AD)
- BLACKSMITHS WORKSHOP (Former Type) (Georgian to Victorian - 1795 AD to 1900 AD)
- HOUSE (Georgian to 21st Century - 1795 AD to 2050 AD)
Outbuildings, formerly Peak Forest Tramway Forge and Smithy, on a long narrow triangular site running south-east from the head of the inclined plane. It was formerly occupied by multiple tramway lines, and associated buildings, constructed in 1795/6. It now incorporates three of these buildings as private dwellings: the incline keeper's house, forge and smithy outbuildings. (1,3). The smithy, the forge and Top 'o' the Plane are original structures, which are still standing and in reasonable condition as they are now private houses. The boundary wall (SMR 29919) also still survives. (2). Outbuildings, formerly Workshops of the Peak Forest Tramway, built 1796 by Benjamin Outram. Gritstone, with rock faced gritstone dressings and slate roofs. [See listed building record for full description]. (4).
- <1> SDR19632 Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 36c.
- <2> SDR19352 Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b.
- <3> SDR19632 Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire.
- <4> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 06768 80326 (25m by 27m)|
|Civil Parish||CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Mar 1 2011 2:36PM