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Monument record MDR13524 - Gas works (site of), Hayfield Road, Chapel-en-le-Frith

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1882 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gas is supplied to Chapel-en-le-Frith from works on the north side of town, and is the propertry of the Chapel-en-le-Frith Gas Company. (1) There is a gas works situated here, on the north side of Chapel-en-le-Frith, on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880. It appears to expand by the 3rd edition 25" OS map of the early 20th century, and is still in use by the 4th edition 25" OS map of 1937-8. (2-4) The gas works has since been demolished and the site has been redeveloped in to a housing estate [2013]. (5-6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Kelly, A L (ed.). 1895. Kelly's Directory of Derbyshire. p 81.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile).
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). Current Mastermap and 1:10000 series.
  • <6> *Internet Web Site: Google Maps. Website viewed 15/01/2013.



Grid reference Centred SK 0599 8112 (131m by 100m)

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Record last edited

Sep 28 2015 12:44PM

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