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Monument record MDR2274 - Trackway, Castleton to Edale Mill, via Hollins Cross

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A Cotton Operatives Route taken by Castleton girls, who walked 2 miles to Edale Mill via Hollins Cross. (1) There are a number of possible paths marked on the 1st edition OS map of c.1880 between Castleton and Edale Mill, although it is unclear if there is physical evidence of these tracks. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 10.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).



Grid reference Centred SK 136 844 (1829m by 2168m) (Linear)

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 3:58PM

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