Monument record MDR517 - Peak Forest Canal - Whaley Bridge arm
Type and Period (1)
- CANAL (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
The Whaley Bridge branch of the Peak Forest Canal is now the main line, but it was originally just an additional arm. It was opened in 1800 and ran from the junction with the Bugsworth Arm at Bridgemont to a wharf at Whaley Bridge. (1) The canal is still managed as an active waterway and is in generally good condition. (2)
- <1> SDR19765 Bibliographic reference: Bowyer, O. 1989. The Peak Forest Canal: Upper Level: Towpath Guide, 3rd ed., New Mills History Notes No. 11.
- <2> SDR19352 Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature no. 384.
- <3> SDR19353 Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 518.
- <4> SDR19349 Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p 62.
- <5> SDR19343 Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. p 0.
- <6> SDR18890 Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p 16.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 012 820 (191m by 687m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||WHALEY BRIDGE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Mar 2 2015 2:00PM