Building record MDR236 - Peak Forest Station, Peak Dale, Wormhill
Type and Period (1)
- RAILWAY STATION (Victorian - 1867 AD to 1867 AD)
- None recorded
'Peak Forest Station' is marked on early OS maps. (1-3) This is a typical Midland Railway building built of stone with a steep-pitched roof. It was opened in 1867 and closed in 1967. (4) Now a train crew depot for EWS. Station opened in 1867 on the MR Manchester extension railway: closed in 1967. When the station opened , Peak Dale barley existed (it grew with the quarrying), so the station was named after the nearest village at the time. (5)
- <1> SDR18789 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <2> SDR18790 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <3> SDR18867 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1937-38. OS County Series, Third Revision, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
- <4> SDR4751 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 1984. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology - A Gazetteer of Sites. Part I. Borough of High Peak. p 32.
- <5> SDR22140 Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 2004. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazetteer of Sites, Part I, Borough of High Peak (second edition). pp. 45-46.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 091 767 (18m by 24m) (Centre)|
|Civil Parish||WORMHILL, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jun 22 2016 2:30PM