Monument record MDR9154 - Retaining wall between Green Lane & Parsley Hay: Cromford & High Peak Railway, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Retaining wall forming part of siding (SMR 29036). The retaining wall continues towards Parsley Hay, but in the vicinity of the siding the wall is drystone (mainly limestone), dressed blocks, laid in courses. The wall here is approximately 2m high, with approximately 9m length visible, as it rises up the slope of the cutting, following the route of the siding. The rest of the wall is dressed limestone blocks laid in drystone courses and stands approximately 1m high within the cutting. To the north of the bridge (SMR 29030) the wall is approximately 1.6m high. The wall finishes just before the tunnel (SMR 29037). (1-6). NGR: SK 15417 62649 - SK 15144 62949

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 240.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 319.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XXVIII.9.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p.52.



Grid reference SK 15404 62670 (point) (Surveyed)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2007 4:41PM

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