Building record MDR3877 - Former tram shelter, Crown Square, Matlock Town

Type and Period (1)

  • (Former Type) (Victorian - 1890 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 298 603 Tram Shelter built circa 1893, an attractive small wooden building with a slate roof surmounted by a clock. A relic of the Matlock Cable Tramway. Now (1987) used as a park shelter. (1, 2) Re-located from Crown Square to Hall Leys Park (1997), from the former cable tramway which ran from Crown Square to Matlock Bank. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 2.
  • <2> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 11.32, with photos.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 298 601 (8m by 8m) (Centre)
Civil Parish MATLOCK TOWN, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Oct 17 2017 3:49PM

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