Monument record MDR9525 - Boundary retaining wall, from Longcliffe Goods to Gallowlow Lane, Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (2)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Drystone boundary wall, constructed of irregular limestone blocks, although some gritstone. The wall stands approximately 1.2 metres high at the start. The section of the wall at the start has a crenalated top and has possibly been rebuilt. In the vicinity of embankments (SMR 30644 and 30647), the wall becomes a massive retaining wall forming the embankment itself. (1-7). NGR: SK 22519 55756 - SK 20525 57227

Sources/Archives (7)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 175.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. pp 243, 249, 257.
  • <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.7/11/12.
  • <5> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <6> Bibliographic reference: Jones, N & Bentley, M. 2000. 'Onwards to Cromford and High Peak Junction', Scenes from the Past, 37. p12.
  • <7> Bibliographic reference: Coleford, I C. 1996. The Cromford and High Peak Railway. p10.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 21534 56478 (2018m by 1495m) (Approximate)
Civil Parish BRASSINGTON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE
Civil Parish BALLIDON, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 4:53PM

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