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Monument record MDR5086 - Amber Hill Cottage, Amber Lane, Ashover

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Full Description

SK 335633 Amber Lane, Toll-House. 18th century. (1) Toll House. Toll house on Chesterfield-Matlock turnpike of 1760. Two-storey gritstone structure with slate roof at the foot of Slack Hill. (2) The only toll-house on the Chesterfield-Matlock turnpike road within Ashover parish. A tollbar is shown at this point on Burdett's map of 1767 and Sanderson's of 1835. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Index: North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust (NDAT). North Derbyshire Archaeological Trust Index: 0105. 0105.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D. 2000. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. Part V. North East Derbyshire. P.25.
  • <3> Unpublished document: Edwards, D. 2006. Notes on various SMR entries compiled during research for the new Victoria County History.



Grid reference Centred SK 335 632 (30m by 38m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

May 27 2015 3:14PM

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