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Monument record MDR9344 - Cromford Transhipment Wharf, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1794 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Hanoverian to Victorian - 1831 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

The workshops, offices and terminus of the Cromford and High Peak Railway [see SMR 99001 for the railway] are preserved and properly maintained at High Peak Junction, Cromford, and have been scheduled. The rubble-built workshops comprise a group of early buildings. The office building is built against the side of a half-cutting. (c. SK 31445575). At the terminus of the railway a warehouse separates the track from the canal. (1, 2) Cromford transhipment wharf at the junction between Cromford Canal and Cromford & High Peak Railway. The wharf has a stone built front. (3)

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons Derby 1975 5.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: DOE (IAM) Record Form June 1976.
  • <3> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 5.
  • <4> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 7.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV.11.
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 84-85, 91-92, 94.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 11, 25.
  • <10> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 8, 10.
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p. 150.



Grid reference Centred SK 3145 5573 (59m by 120m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1790
  • EDR3878

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Record last edited

Nov 12 2015 3:17PM

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