Monument record MDR9248 - Boundary wall, Harpur Hill (original trackbed); Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drystone wall constructed of irregular limestone blocks. The wall stands 0.4m high at its start, but is tumbled down. The wall rises above cutting SMR 31619. Part of the Cromford & High Peak Railway original trackbed (deviation), the wall flanks embankment SMR 31621. Where the wall has tumbled down, at the south-east end of the embankment, there are approximately ten disused gritstone sleeper blocks, and many more along the section adjacent to the embankment. The end point of the wall is arbitrary as the site is inaccessible. (1). NGR: SK 04988 70063 - SK 05270 69620

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 327.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 422, 426-427.
  • <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). XXI.8; XXII.5.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).



Grid reference SK 05050 69832 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Feb 14 2011 9:49AM

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