Monument record MDR9524 - Embankment, near Hoe Grange Quarry & Daisy Bank, Cromford & High Peak Railway

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Large stone embankment surrounding bridge SMR 30648. The embankment has vertical retaining walls, approximately 10m high with large buttresses. The walls appear to have been constructed in a series of sections, some of which are limestone, others are of gritstone. All sections are mortared. The limestone buttresses are drystone, whereas the gritstone ones are mortared; one buttress is of concrete. NGR: SK 21908 56205 - SK 21763 56215

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 181.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 252-253.
  • <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 21871 56218 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Apr 9 2015 2:28PM

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