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Monument record MDR3811 - Engineers Cottages, Hollow Farm, Harthill

Type and Period (2)

  • (Former Type) (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 219 637. Hollow Farm. (1). Hollow Farm Engineers Cottages was a small terrace of two storey cottages built to house mine engineers of Hollow Farm Mine whose 'Old Engine Shaft' is in front of the cottages. (2). Hollow Farm - Farmhouse, Outbuildings and Trough. The traditional buildings are of 19th century date. They comprise a substantial farmhouse and outbuilding to the north-west, west and south. The two storey farmhouse is built from coursed limestone and sandstone blocks with a stone slate roof. It was built as at least to engineers cottages to house those who installed and/or maintained the hydraulic engines at Crash Purse Shaft, Page's/Great Shaft and Old Engine Shaft. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). 1975. Panel on Industustrial Monuments. 7.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2002. Hollow Farm, Harthill and Youlgreave, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2002. No. 1, pp 2-3.



Grid reference Centred SK 218 637 (145m by 119m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jul 28 2009 8:25AM

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