Monument record MDR9861 - Retaining Wall, Cromford Canal, Cromford

Type and Period (1)

  • (Georgian to Victorian - 1794 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site

Full Description

A stone built retaining wall extending from and supporting the east side of the canal wharf, raising the canal towpath and wharf level above that of the floodplain of Cromford Meadows. Built with the construction of the canal. Approximate height of 1.4m. Extends 700m from the wharf to where the railway line meets the canal. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Index: Mansel Architects. 2004. Cromford Canal Survey. Survey ref: 18.



Grid reference Centred SK 3044 5670 (563m by 450m)
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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