Monument record MDR14406 - Former Cromford and High Peak Railway Incline, Whaley Bridge

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Flat area at top marks the site of the horse capstan used to regulate the movement of wagons on the incline. It replaced an earlier stationary steam engine. This part of the CHPR was in use up to the early 1950s when wagons carrying coal were moved by horses into Goyt Mills, the canal basin and the printworks. (1)

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  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). p. 44.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 0126 8134 (49m by 215m)
Civil Parish WHALEY BRIDGE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Mar 2 2015 1:59PM

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