Monument record MDR9501 - Embankment, between Harborough Rocks & Longcliffe, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Embankment retained by high walls, especially on its north side. Long embankment built around a curve and incorporating two bridges (SMR 30615, 30617). The embankment is approximately 5m at its highest point. The retaining walls form most of the embankment, they have vertical sides at the base, (approximately 2.5m), and then slope inward to form the embankment. NGR: SK 22948 55501 - SK 22632 55640. (1-6)

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 157.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 222, 223, 226.
  • <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). XXXIII.12.
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 7.
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 39.

Map

Location

Grid reference SK 22723 55489 (point) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BRASSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 4:53PM

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