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Hurst Reservoir, Glossop, Derbyshire. Archaeological Investigation and recording.

Taylor, Karl (2013) Hurst Reservoir, Glossop, Derbyshire. Archaeological Investigation and recording. Project Report. Oxford Archaeology North. (Unpublished)

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Hurst Impounding Reservoir, which dates to the nineteenth century, is currently being decommissioned and Hurst Brook, which feeds it, is being restored. The site is situated approximately 2km to the east of the town of Glossop, Derbyshire (NGR centred SK 057 937), in the valley of Hurst Brook at the east side of Glossop and District Golf club, accessed via a track through the course. The reservoir is approximately 600m long by 200m wide and encompasses the reservoir and associated features. An Environmental Statement was prepared and submitted with the planning application (ref NP/HPK/1212/1230) for decommissioning and restoration, which included an assessment of the impact upon archaeology and cultural heritage. A consequence of the Environmental Statement was the proposal to mitigate the disturbance or complete removal of heritage assets relating to the nineteenth century, as well as any earlier, possibly prehistoric, below-ground remains through a programme of archaeological assessment and recording. United Utilities requested that Oxford Archaeology North (OA North) consult with the Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA) Archaeologist in order to produce proposals outlining the mitigation recording of known standing heritage assets. Additional research, an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) survey and building survey to English Heritage Level II standard was carried out in June 2013. The contract for the work to construct Hurst Reservoir was advertised for tender in the

Item Type:Monograph (Project Report)
Subjects:Geographical Areas > English Counties > Derbyshire
Period > UK Periods > Modern 1901 - present
Period > UK Periods > Post Medieval 1540 - 1901 AD
ID Code:4574
Deposited By: Watson
Deposited On:03 Jan 2019 13:22
Last Modified:03 Jan 2019 13:22

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