Building record MDR9378 - Plate Layers Cabin, Cromford Incline, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Small lean-to structure, approximately 3m x 2.5m, constructed up against a retaining wall [SMR 9776]. The structure contains a single room with a fire-place and wooden bench. It is of rough construction, ashlar cut masonry courses with brick courses in the upper part, which have been used to accommodate the sloping, single-pitched roof. The roof is of corrugated iron. The structure is probably a plate layers cabin. (1)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 40.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 55.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV.11.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3074 5610 (3m by 3m)
Civil Parish CROMFORD, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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