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Monument record MDR9289 - Boundary wall, Shallcross to Whaley Bridge; Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

The old Cromford & High Peak Railway track has been preserved as a public footpath through Whaley Bridge. The drystone and mortared wall, is constructed of irregular gritstone blocks, approximately 1.5m high. Behind the wall is a small walkway / footpath leading down from the road bridge. The path originally went into the Shallcross Gas Works and can be seen on old photographs. The wall leads up to the bridge, where it is approximately 4m high. After the bridge the wall becomes incorporated in a row of terraced houses. NGR: SK 01233 80587 - SK 01137 80972. (1-9)

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 368.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 490, 494.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000. C&HPR: 182.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). VIII.15/11.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. p. 11-12.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 11,92.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 16.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 66.
  • <9> Map: OS. 2002. OS Explorer OL1 (2002).



Grid reference SK 01226 80619 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jun 29 2016 4:46PM

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