Monument record MDR6890 - Upper Hurst Brook Dams, Bolehill, Bamford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Two stone and earth dams with small crude services above. The lower dam has a large flat area on its west side, possibly a location of former industrial activity. (1) The features are probably the remains of a silt trap dam referred to by Makepeace and part of the process for providing clean water to Green's House Paper Mill (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: NDAT. 3448. 3448.
  • <2> Article in serial: Makepeace, G (Hunter Archaeological Society). 1987. 'An archaeological survey of Bamford and Hathersage Outseats, Derbyshire', Trans. Hunter Arch. Soc.. Volume 14, pp 43-55.



Grid reference Centred SK 2190 8417 (184m by 258m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Jan 29 2018 3:02PM

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