Monument record MDR9463 - New Hoptonwood Stone & Marble Co, siding & loading dock, Middleton Top; CHPR
Type and Period (2)
- RAILWAY SIDING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- GOODS STATION (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
- None recorded
The New Hoptonwood Stone & Marble Co.'s siding and loading dock, (also called J.R. Birley & Son siding, also used by Stanton Iron Co.). On the north side of the siding there is a drystone retaining wall, constructed of large irregular limestone blocks, approximately 2m high and 45m long. On the south side there is a similar wall, approximately 52m long. Both walls are approximately 4m in height by the end of the siding. The siding curves slightly and widens out at the end to approximately 6m. Several iron tracks and wooden sleepers are still in situ. On the north side, between the siding and the quarry, is a loading bay with several iron girders and concrete settings in the ground. Along the top of the loading bay are more wooden sleepers and iron track. NGR: SK 27507 55178 - SK 27542 55206
- <1> SDR19352 Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 119.
- <2> SDR19353 Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 173, 174, 176.
- <3> SDR19350 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
- <4> SDR19351 Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
- <5> SDR19349 Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 32, 42, 43.
- <6> SDR19344 Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 32.
|Grid reference||SK 27522 55187 (point) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||MIDDLETON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Dec 21 2018 9:27AM