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Monument record MDR9514 - Longcliffe Goods Yard; Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Longcliffe Goods Yard. The Station Master's House is in private hands, and well-maintained. The goods shed is council owned and also well-maintained. Also surviving are the watering ramp, loading wharf, quarry sidings and coal wharves (all less well preserved). Also remaining are a milepost and gradient post. Rimmer's map indicates that lost structures include: a shed, a reservoir, a goods store and the Station Master's Office. (1-9) SK 22555570 Longcliffe Station (10) A collection of very early railway buildings including original stables. The road is spanned by a bridge composed of single cast iron beams dating from circa 1825. (11)

Sources/Archives (11)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 170.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 242.
  • <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> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Rimmer, A. 1998. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 39, 46, 48.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p. 11, 12.
  • <8> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 50, 74, 76.
  • <9> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p. 10.
  • <10> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1955. 6".
  • <11> Bibliographic reference: CBA Panel on Indust Mons 1975 5.



Grid reference Centred SK 22608 55641 (114m by 110m) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (2)

  • EDR1790
  • EDR3282

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Record last edited

May 23 2018 1:54PM

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