Monument record MDR9479 - Embankment, Hopton Tunnel & Hopton Incline, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Railway embankment with retaining walls, which takes the track over the bridge, SMR 8362. The embankment is approximately 12m high at its highest point over the bridge. The embankment ends half way up the Hopton Incline, when a small cutting begins. NGR: SK 26352 54703 - SK 25667 54632

Sources/Archives (14)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 135.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 192.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV.13.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 2-3, 39, 69, 87, 92.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 2, 16, 20-21.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 42, 47, 82.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Blakemore, M & Mosley, D. 2003. Railways of the Peak District. p. 50.
  • <10> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 21.
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: Nicholson, C P & Barnes, P. 1975. Railways in the Peak District. p. 17.
  • <12> Article in serial: Baxter, B. 1949. 'Early railways in Derbyshire', Engineering. Vol. 167, pp 573-576. p. 576.
  • <13> Article in serial: Marshall, J. 1981. 'High Peak Sesquicentenary, part one,' Railway Magazine. July edition, pp 322-325. p. 424-25.
  • <14> Bibliographic reference: Nixon, F. 1969. The Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire. p. 262.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 26187 54650 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish HOPTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Nov 19 2015 1:05PM

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