Monument record MDR9523 - Embankment, near Hoe Grange Quarry, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Embankment approximately 10m high with sloping sides and retained by sloping retaining walls. The walls are drystone irregular limestone blocks. The walls are vertical for the first 2m, then begin to slope up in an area approximately 20-30m around a bridge (SMR 30645). The walls may slope for a distance further, but are covered with vegetation. For approximately 10m either side of the bridge, buttresses are built up against the vertical retaining wall with larger, more regular, limestone blocks. NGR: SK 22187 55990 - SK 22074 56078. (1-4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 178.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 249.
  • <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.11.



Grid reference SK 22109 56037 (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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