Monument record MDR9204 - Embankment, Hurdlow Incline (original trackbed): Cromford & High Peak Railway, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Embankment to even out the gradient of Hurdlow Incline. The embankment is constructed as a long mound with sloping sides and is flanked on either side by boundary walls. The embankment is approximately 20m wide and 6-8m at its highest point. The embankment is constructed from a piled-up mound of irregular limestone blocks. NGR: SK 12129 66214 - SK 11935 66280

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 283.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 369.
  • <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.3.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 12026 66255 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON MIDDLE QUARTER, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2007 3:21PM

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