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Monument record MDR9418 - Barreledge Quarry Tramway (site of), Black Rocks, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

  • (Early 20th Century to Mid 20th Century - 1901 AD to 1950 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Barreledge Quarry [SMR 29733] lies to the south-east of the Cromford & High Peak Railway tracks, and the spoil from the mining forms high mounds and slopes, which shapes the hill. There is a rough path up the slopes which delineates the route of the Barreledge Quarry Tramway, which transported material to the Cromford & High Peak Railway. (1)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 76.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 113.
  • <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. 10.



Grid reference Centred SK 2932 5569 (262m by 165m) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jan 9 2018 4:37PM

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