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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
Entry Name: Derwent Dam
Listing Date: 15 March 1984
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1322820
English Heritage Legacy ID: 82503
Location: Derwent, High Peak, Derbyshire, S33
District: High Peak
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
SK 18 NE PARISH OF DERWENT DERWENT LANE
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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