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Listed Building record MDR9364 - Loco House and Agent's House, Former Railway House, A6, Cromford

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Loco House and Agent's House, former railway house, A6, Cromford, built c1826. 'High Peak Railway agent's house, c1826, now split into two buildings. Consisting of two storeys plus basement below road level. Built into the steep embankment below the roadside. Constructed from regular faced and coursed ashlar, cut gritstone blocks with fine tooling, finely worked lintels around the doors and windows, with a pitch roof of slate.' (1) Please see references (2-5). From the National Heritage List for England: '1. DERBY ROAD 1390 CROMFORD The Loco and The Agent's House (High Peak Junction) SK 35 NW 7/77 II 2. Circa 1826. A pair of former railway houses. Ashlar; 2 storeys plus basement below road level; 2 sash windows; 2 identical doorcases, one at each side, with semi-circular heads and wheel fanlights; plain eaves; hipped slate roof. Wrought iron railings flanking bridged entrance-ways and at sides of steps down at each side to lower floor. Built into the steep embankment below the roadside. Listing NGR: SK3131055956.' (6

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature 26.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 36.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. 25, 73.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. 85-86.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. 67.
  • <6> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.



Grid reference SK 31310 55956 (point)

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  • EDR1790
  • EDR3878

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Dec 8 2023 3:07PM

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