Monument record MDR9421 - Water Tank (site of), Black Rocks, 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

Site of a locomotive water tank on the south-east side of the tracks. The water tank originally stood on sloping ground, held up by wooden footings. The tank has now gone. The only remains are the footings of a single wooden post, rectangular in section, which stands on the slope 4m back from the track. The post is 1m high, but is very rotten. (1)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 79.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 119.
  • <3> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 60.

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Location

Grid reference SK 2914 5569 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish WIRKSWORTH, 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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