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Monument record MDR4444 - Calke Park Tunnel: Scheduled section of Tramway

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

(SK 35532369) Tunnel (named on map) (1) The Calke Park Tunnel was 138 yards long and built under Calke Park drive to hide the traffic from the house. It was part of the Ticknall tramway, a 4ft 2in gauge plate-way built in 1802 and closed in 1916. (see SMR 27109). (2) SK 354236-SK 356237 Calke Park Tunnel. Scheduled. The tunnel survives, with stone portals at each end. It is approx. 126m long, its walls are of stone to a height of approx. 1m, with a brick vault (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: 1970. OS 6" 1970.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). 1975. Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Panel on Industrial Monuments, 1975.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: 1978. DOE (IAM) AMs Record Form.



Grid reference Centred SK 35513 23692 (201m by 129m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jan 13 2011 4:18PM

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