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Derwent Dam

A Grade II Listed Building in Derwent, Derbyshire

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Latitude: 53.4049 / 53°24'17"N

Longitude: -1.7425 / 1°44'33"W

OS Eastings: 417216

OS Northings: 389813

OS Grid: SK172898

Mapcode National: GBR JY82.K5

Mapcode Global: WHCC7.6PH3

Plus Code: 9C5WC734+WX

Entry Name: Derwent Dam

Listing Date: 15 March 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1322820

English Heritage Legacy ID: 82503

Location: Derwent, High Peak, Derbyshire, S33

County: Derbyshire

Civil Parish: Derwent

Traditional County: Derbyshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Derbyshire

Church of England Parish: Bamford and Derwent St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Derby

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Derwent Dam

Dam. 1902-16, Edward Sandeman, Engineer, W Flockhart architectural adviser.
Coursed squared rock-faced gritstone. The core is of large stone blocks set in
concrete. 1,110 feet long and 114 feet high. The base is 178 feet thick
tapering to 10 feet at the top. Two castellated towers with arched corbel
tables. Pairs of small round-arched windows to three sides, a door to the fourth
side. Massive gateways at each end with battered sides and banded rock-faced
rustication. Pseudo Gibbs-type entrance arches with huge vermiculated blocks
and a solid pediment. Parapet walls linking gate piers to the towers with a
dentil cornice to the south. Sources: The Builder, October 25 1912, pp 477-9.

Listing NGR: SK1721689813

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