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Building record MDR8593 - Engine shed, Roystone Grange Farm, Ballidon

Type and Period (1)

  • (First World War to 21st Century - 1915 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Photographic record. (1,2). Constructed c.1915-20 to pump air for the pneumatic drills used in the nearby quarries. The engines were cooled with water kept in large tanks in front of the shed, which came from a nearby spring. (3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 968.1-6.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 481.28-31, 481.33-36.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Hodges, R & Wildgoose, M. The Antiquity of a Peakland Hill Farm.



Grid reference Centred SK 2004 5653 (10m by 22m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Aug 16 2007 4:48PM

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