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Monument record MDR9339 - Mineral railway, Dowlow Farm to Hillhead Frm; Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

2.8 miles of track, SK 11050 67330 - SK 07680 69980, which passes through land worked by Dowlow Works, Hindlow Quarry, Brierlow Quarry and Hillhead Quarry. This entire section of track is still in active use as a mineral railway serving the quarries, and was therefore not surveyed for the Cromford & High Peak Railway project. Some sections of the track follow the line of the original Cromford & High Peak Railway line, but the majority is the re-aligned route used by the Cromford & High Peak Railway after 1892. (1) NGR: SK 11050 67330 - SK 07680 69980

Sources/Archives (9)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 418.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. Scenes from the Past: 37 (Part One) Railways of the High Peak. 'Whaley Bridge to Friden'. p. 1, 52-56.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000. C&HPR:111-113, 115-120.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXII.10/14/15.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 56, 64, 72.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 11.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 13.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Blakemore, M & Mosley, D. 2003. Railways of the Peak District. p. 44.



Grid reference Centred SK 09356 68640 (3403m by 2705m) (Approximate)

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  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Nov 3 2020 10:33AM

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