Monument record MDR618 - Manchester Corporation Water Works Railway (dismantled), Tintwistle

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 0400 9810. Manchester Corporation Waterworks Railway (NAT). (1) SK 0750 9919. Dismantled Railway (NAT). (2) A railway track used during the building of the Longendale Reservoirs and for maintenance work up to the 1940s, can still be discerned on the reservoirs' northern banks running eastwards to Crowden. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1954. 6".
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1980. 1:10 000.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Harris, H. 1971. Industrial Archaeology of the Peak District. p. 130.



Grid reference Centred SK 0494 9849 (5484m by 2081m) (Centred on)

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Record last edited

Nov 22 2017 4:54PM

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