Monument record MDR9858 - Winding Hole, Cromford Canal Wharf, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

A turning space for boats formed by a widening of the Cromford Canal at the entrance to the two arms of Cromford Canal Wharf. Assumed to have been built at the same time as the canal itself in 1794. This turning area is edged on the towpath side with stone and appears to be cut into the rock on the south-west side. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Mansel Architects. 2004. Cromford Canal Survey. Survey ref: 13.



Grid reference Centred SK 3006 5696 (35m by 31m) (Approximate)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1807

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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