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Monument record MDR9171 - Industrial structures, Parsley Hay: Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (2)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Post Medieval to 21st Century - 1540 AD to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The large complex of sidings, goods yard and passenger station, which once stood at Parsley Hay, is now overlain by a car-park and visitors centre; any remains will lie buried beneath these structures. The old map shows that lost structures include: platforms & platform buildings on the south side of the bridge, four sidings, goods shed, crane and various other buildings. Parsley Hay House and Station House appear to be old cottages on the road-side, now in private hands. An old loading dock, next to the lost crane and goods shed, possibly survives as a line of gritstone blocks. A siding would have run behind the loading dock, with goods being loaded from road vehicles using the crane. (1-12).

Sources/Archives (12)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). Derbyshire XXVII.8.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p53.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. pp 61-65.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p90.
  • <7> Article in serial: Marshall, J. 1981. 'High Peak Sesquicentenary, part two' Railway Magazine, Sept. edition, p422-427. September edition. p424.
  • <8> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 252.
  • <9> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. pp 336-337.
  • <10> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p272.
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: Nicholson, C P & Barnes, P. 1975. Railways in the Peak District. p16.
  • <12> Article in serial: Marshall, J. 1981. 'High Peak Sesquicentenary, part one,' Railway Magazine. July edition, pp 322-325. p425.



Grid reference SK 14696 63692 (point) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Nov 1 2007 11:50AM

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