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Monument record MDR12155 - Engine shed and sidings (site of), Westhouses, Blackwell

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Full Description

An engine shed with associated sidings is shown on the 2nd ed. 25" OS map of 1900, but is not on the 1st edition. (1, 2) The engine shed appears to have still been standing in the late 1960s, as Nixon noted, at SK 427 578 'The very large West Houses railway-engine sheds have three bays, brick, about 240ft x 100ft. Tall cast-iron windows,probably 1887'. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXV.8.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Sheet XXXV.8; 1900.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p 277.



Grid reference Centred SK 4257 5762 (372m by 94m)

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Record last edited

Feb 2 2010 2:49PM

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