Monument record MDR9252 - Embankment, Harpur Hill (original trackbed); Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Curved embankment with sloping sides, probably constructed from a long mound of irregular limestone blocks, but this is unclear as the mound is grassed over and half of it is inaccessible. The embankment is approximately 20m wide and 6m high, and forms part of the original Cromford & High Peak Railway trackbed. (1). NGR: SK 05197 69660 - SK 05314 69660

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 331.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 429.
  • <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.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 05212 69654 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HARTINGTON UPPER QUARTER, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Feb 14 2011 9:48AM

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