Monument record MDR9178 - Original trackbed embankment, Cotesfield Farm: Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Slight embankment approximately 1.5m high and approximately 0.5m wide. Embankment of the original track. Begins on Peak District National Park land, where it leaves the current track it is covered by heavy vegetation. The track then enters private farmland, belonging to Cotesfield Farm, where it is grazed and much more visible as an earthwork. On the farmland the embankment has a sloping stone face. The embankment continues within a small wood, where it is heavily overgrown with trees and a large amount of tumbled stone, possibly from a boundary wall, but equally from a sloping stone face of the embankment.(1-4). NGR: SK 13646 64343 - SK 13315 64475

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 259.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 342, 344.
  • <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 XXVII.8.



Grid reference SK 13529 64455 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2007 2:05PM

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