Monument record MDR8170 - Roadside well, 60m north of Bury Cliff Farm, Elton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A roadside well consisting of a stone trough and slab in a grass verge. In November 1983, the well was observed as very overgrown. It could be the original water source for the village of Elton. The feature is of local and historical interest and is classed as a County Treasure. (1,2). The well is recorded on the 1st edition Ordnance Survey map and therefore predates 1880. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E197; 8/11/1983.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 21818 61214 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish ELTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Sep 13 2007 10:24AM

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