Monument record MDR12990 - Peat Well, Haddon Road, Bakewell

Type and Period (1)

  • (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1200 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The Peat Well is referred to in a grant in the reign of Henry III. (1) An iron cylinder was erected for confining the water, with a mound over the top of the cylinder. The water ran into a circular trough. (2) Well mentioned in the middle ages. The spring is now fed from a raised reservoir. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Carrington, W A. 1897. The Wells of Bakewell: reprinted from The Derbyshire Times, 8.5.1897.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Mr Allcock's Notes: Extracts from the Minutes of the Local Board - held in the Old House Museum, Bakewell.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E114, Challenger, G P, 1978.



Grid reference Centred SK 2210 6802 (47m by 48m)

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Record last edited

Nov 13 2017 12:38PM

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