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Monument record MDR7381 - Little Barbrook Reservoir, Big Moor

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Downstream of main Barbrook reservoir believed to have been developed by Chesterfield Water Board as part of its water collection and distribution system. The reservoir is fed both from Barbrook and from western side stream below the reservoir from which water was chanelled via a leat back up to the reservoir. Output from the reservoir is fed into a pipeline buried beneath adjacent access track which also took water from the main Barbrook reservoir. (1) (2) Pumping unit still visible. (3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: Smith, K.. 2000. Pers. Comm..
  • <2> Photograph: PPJPB. 1989. Photo:PPJPB:SMR:1989:15841.1-7 (slides). Slides.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1997. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology. A Gazetteer of Sites. Part IV. Derbyshire Dales.



Grid reference Centred SK 2764 7615 (10m by 10m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Nov 28 2014 10:58AM

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