Monument record MDR9513 - Gradient post, Longcliffe Goods, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Roughly 'T'-shaped concrete post. The three arms of the post are approximately 15cm wide and 5cm thick. The span of the arms is approximately 1.5m. The right arm has upraised letters, painted white, reading "LEVEL", (indicating the gradient of the Cromford & High Peak Railway track, to the right, is level. The left arm reads "1 in 1660", (indicating the gradient of the very slight slope to the left). (1, 2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 169.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 235.



Grid reference SK 22542 55715 (point) (Approximate)

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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