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Monument record MDR9152 - Retaining wall between Green Lane & Parsley Hay: Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Retaining wall within cutting (SMR 7095), on the east side of the tracks. Drystone wall made from large, dressed, rectangular & some irregular limestone blocks laid in courses. The wall is approximately 30m long and 1m high. The full extent of the wall is not known, as it is covered in dense vegetation. The wall is part of the Derbyshire Silica Firebrick Co. Ltd on Blakemore Siding. (1-4). NGR: SK 15452 62565

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 239.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 318.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p52.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. p67.



Grid reference SK 15445 62582 (point)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Nov 1 2007 11:48AM

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