Officer's House: Top o' th' Plane Incline
On the 16 Feb 1797, authority was given to build a house at the top of the Chapel-en-le-Frith Incline - 'for residence of a person to have management of the Plane and to keep a cheque of the tonnages'. Minutes of the 10th of August 1798 gives Matthew Shaw as in charge of the Incline and in October 1799 the Company discharges him. (1).
A long narrow site formerly occupied by multiple tramway lines, now incorporating three private dwellings: the incline keeper's house, forge and smithy outbuildings. Original buildings erected 1795 to 1796. (2)
Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Officer's house; 1965.
Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006. Conservation Management Plan, Peak Forest Tramway, Derbyshire. Feature No. 36b.
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Centred SK 06784 80350 (13m by 13m)
CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE
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