Site record MDR23102 - Gravel Path or Carriage Way, Chatsworth House, Chatsworth

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1773 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Gravel path or carriage way, Chatsworth House, Chatsworth, probably of late 18th century date. During the excavation of a small trench along the route of a pipeline in 2003: 'At a depth of 0.45m and 0.06m thick, was a horizontal layer of angular white / grey gravel in an orange clay matrix. This deposit is interpreted as the remains of a former gravel drive or path oriented on a north - south alignment. Such a feature exists on a map drawn by Baker and dated to 1773 of the park and pleasure grounds at Chatsworth, where a sweeping carriage drive from the northern end of the house curving in a large arc towards the north entrance of the stable block is depicted.' (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Jessop, O (ARCUS). 2003. Archaeological Watching Brief of a Water Main Extension at Chatsworth House, Derbyshire.



Grid reference SK 2605 7034 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4911

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Record last edited

Mar 3 2020 5:16PM

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