Building record MDR9692 - Top O' Th' Plane Complex, (former Incline Keeper's House), Peak Forest Tramway

Type and Period (3)

  • (Former Type) (Georgian to Victorian - 1797 AD to 1900 AD)
  • (Former Type) (Tudor to Georgian - 1540 AD to 1795 AD)
  • (Victorian to 21st Century - 1900 AD? to 2050 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

Full Description

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)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Index: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). CBA Industrial Archaeology Report Card. Officer's house; 1965.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Duckworth, S, Jessop, O and A Badcock (ARCUS). 2006.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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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 06784 80350 (13m by 13m)
Civil Parish CHAPEL EN LE FRITH, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR2263

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Record last edited

Oct 16 2014 3:32PM

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