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Building record MDR8882 - Dutch barn, The Old Needle Factory, Castleton

Type and Period (1)

  • (Victorian to Early 20th Century - 1880 AD to 1912 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The roof is suspended from pulleys on the top of high poles. The roof can therefore be adjusted to suit the amount of hay. (1) 20th century Dutch barn constructed from four telegraph poles with a roof suspended from pulleys attached to the top of the poles. Although the core of the roof has collapsed the supporting beams of the roof and the telegraph poles and pulley system are still intact. (2) Location of barn was plotted using the Ordnance Survey 2nd edition map (1891-1912). (3)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. E94.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Ullathorne, A (PDNPA). 2002. Beanhill Farm, Castleton, Derbyshire, archaeological survey, 2002. No. 10, pp 4-5.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <4> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection.



Grid reference Centred SK 1533 8285 (11m by 10m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4133

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Record last edited

Jan 11 2016 3:58PM

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