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Monument record MDR9394 - Chimney & Flue, Sheep Pasture Top, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (2)

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

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

The chimney and flue for the Sheep Pasture Incline engine house are situated on the hill above the engine house, consisting of the base of the chimney and the end of the sloping flue running down to the engine house. The chimney is square in plan, and measures approximately 1.2m x 1.2m, constructed of ashlar cut gritstone blocks, laid in even courses and mortared. The flue is sloping, using roughly dressed gritstone blocks. The chimney now stands approximately 2m high, the top having collapsed. The end of the flue nearest the engine house can be seen approximately 3m up in the face of the rocks. (1)

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 52.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: Blakemore, M & Mosley, D. 2003. Railways of the Peak District. p. 45.
  • <3> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 72-73.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV.11.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 57, 61.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. Inside front cover.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 27-28.



Grid reference Centred SK 3006 5617 (6m by 7m) (Approximate)

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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