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Building record MDR9351 - Weigh-Bridge Office, Cromford Transhipment Wharf, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

  • (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) Building measuring 4m x 4.5m. The weigh-bridge office has windows to the front and south side elevations, a door in the north elevation, a tiled slate roof and a brick chimney. It is constructed from mortared gritstone blocks, in uneven courses, there are large quoins at the corners and several re-used sleeper stones. (3)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <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: 13.
  • <4> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 15.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <6> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <7> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV.11.



Grid reference Centred SK 3140 5587 (3m by 4m) (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 3:18PM

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