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Monument record MDR9226 - Railway embankment, Harpur Hill; Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Long, low embankment, flanked to the NW by a boundary wall. The form of the embankment is unclear, as it is bordered on the SE side by a high quarry tip. The embankment is approximately 3-4m at its highest point and appears to have been constructed as a piled mound with sloping sides. (1) NGR: SK 06199 70944 - SK 05824 70708

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 305.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 396.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. 45-47.



Grid reference Centred SK 06066 70786 (394m by 243m)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jan 7 2014 3:09PM

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