Monument record MDR9583 - Target wall, Alderwasley Park, Alderwasley

Type and Period (2)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1860 AD)
  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1800 AD to 1860 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Target Wall, Alderwasley Park. The wall was built by the Hurt family. It was in use at the time of the Napoleonic Wars and has been recently restored. (1) The target wall in Alderwasley Park is a monolithic structure of coursed gritstone with a vertical south-west face and a canted north elevation. The target wall carries a date stone on the east side of 1860 and the initials F H for Francis Hurt. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. 10(f).1, May 1989, with photo.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Percifull, E & Thomas, S (Historic Landscape Management Ltd). 2015. Alderwasley Park, Derbyshire: Parkland Management Plan. 23-4.

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3329 5323 (6m by 6m)
Civil Parish ALDERWASLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR4194

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Record last edited

May 5 2020 2:07PM

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