Cromford Wharf

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Wheatcroft's Wharf, Mill Road, Derbyshire Dales DE4 3RQ, United Kingdom
 
Cromford Wharf is a minor waterways place at the end of the Cromford Canal (narrow gauge, un-navigable); past Golden Valley Bridge (10 miles and 6 furlongs to the east).
 
 
The nearest place in the direction of Golden Valley Bridge is Cromford Winding Hole; ¾ furlongs away.

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The place is a Wharf.

Cromford Wharf
Cromford Winding Hole¾ furlongs
Lawn Bridge2½ furlongs
Railway End Bridge1 mile, 1¾ furlongs
Leawood Pumphouse1 mile, 3½ furlongs
Leawood Aqueduct (north-west end)1 mile, 3½ furlongs
 

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Nearest chemical toilet disposal

Langley Junction — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Langley Junction

Nearest place to turn

Langley Junction — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Langley Junction
Anchor Road Winding Hole — 15 miles, 2 furlongs and 15 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Derby Road Bridge, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Anchor Road Winding Hole
Shipley Mill Winding Hole — 16 miles, 4¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Derby Road Bridge, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Shipley Mill Winding Hole
Bridge Street Winding Hole — 17 miles, 2¼ furlongs and 17 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Derby Road Bridge, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Bridge Street Winding Hole
Winding Hole below Stenson's Lock — 17 miles, 6 furlongs and 18 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Derby Road Bridge, then on the Grand Union Canal (Erewash Canal) to Winding Hole below Stenson's Lock

Nearest boatyard pump-out

Langley Junction — 14 miles, 7¼ furlongs and 14 locks away
Travel to Butterley Tunnel (eastern end), then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, un-navigable) to Langley Mill Boatyard Moorings, then on the Cromford Canal (broad gauge, navigable) to Langley Junction

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Wikipedia has a page about Cromford Wharf

Cromford Wharf is at Cromford in Derbyshire, England.

It is located at the northern terminus of the Cromford Canal, which opened in 1794 and ran 14.5 miles (23 km) from here to the Erewash Canal in Derbyshire. The wharf stands on Mill Lane opposite Richard Arkwright's Cromford Mill, and surviving buildings include two warehouses - one of which is now a cafe - an office or counting house, and two cottages. The wharf was once totally enclosed by a stone perimeter wall, which included other buildings, but these buildings have not survived.

The yard serves today as a car park.

The Canal Warehouse was built in 1794, soon after the canal opened, and is known as the Gothic Warehouse, after the design of the side elevation. (These Gothic castellations, just visible in the top picture, were probably included at the insistence of Sir Richard Arkwright, who would be able to see it from Willersley Castle, his intended home.) This warehouse was owned by Nathaniel Wheatcroft, a principal carrier on the canal. Today the Arkwright Society manages the Warehouse, having leased it since 1995, where two rooms are used as classrooms, and public exhibitions are sometimes held there. The Society offers tours of the Wharf and the canal.

A second warehouse was constructed in 1824, and was used to store goods awaiting carriage by boat, protected by the overhanging awning. Today a café and wildlife shop are open on the ground floor of this building.

Construction of the Counting House started in 1794.

The Wharf Cottages were built in 1796 for administrative staff.

The canal towpath, which starts at the Wharf, can be followed to High Peak Junction (the start of the High Peak Trail), and as far as Whatstandwell and Ambergate. This 6-mile (10 km) section is listed as a Biological Site of Special Scientific Interest (SSSI), and also forms part of the Derwent Valley Heritage Way.

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Information retrieved Sunday 16 June 2019 at 7:45
Pub
  • Rose Cottage, Matlock Bath (Restaurant)
    124-126 North Parade, Matlock, DE4 3 — 1546 yards to the northwest.
  • The Boat Inn (British Restaurant)
    Scarthin, Cromford, DE4 3QF — 516 yards to the west.
British Restaurant
  • Kostas Fish Bar (Fast Food Restaurant, Fish & Chips Restaurant)
    138 North Parade, Matlock, DE4 3NS — 1537 yards to the northwest.
Coffee Shop
Business Service
  • Cromford Meadows
    Matlock — 156 yards to the southwest.
  • Cromford Creative (Workplace & Office)
    Cromford Mills, Mill Lane, Cromford,, Matlock, DE4 3RQ — 233 yards to the southwest.
Sports & Recreation
Art Gallery
  • The Old Lock Up Gallery
    The Old Lock Up Gallery, 19 The Hill, Swifts Hollow,, Cromford, DE4 3RF — 592 yards to the west.
Retail Company
  • Retrospective Antiques (Antique Store)
    Shrewsbury Antiques Centre, Unit 8., 15 Princess House, Princess Street, Shrewsbury, SY1 1JZ — 163 yards to the southwest.
Shopping & Retail
Jewelry & Watches Store
Beer Garden
  • The Fishpond (Pub, Live Music Venue)
    204 South Parade, Matlock, DE4 3NR — 1371 yards to the northwest.
Sports & Fitness Instruction
Mountain
  • Black Rocks (National Park)
    1573 yards to the southwest.
Bed and Breakfast
Department Store
Train Station
Vacation Home Rental
  • Crow Pie Cottage
    Orchard Road, Matlock, DE4 3PF — 1552 yards to the northwest.
City
Landmark & Historical Place
  • Cromford Wharf
    Matlock — 16 yards to the east.
  • Cromford Mills (Nonprofit Organization, Museum)
    Mill Lane, Matlock, DE4 3RQ — 156 yards to the southwest.
  • Derwent Valley Heritage Way
    Matlock — 161 yards to the northeast.
  • Birdswood (Transportation Service)
    Wheatcroft Office, Cromford Wharf, Cromford, DE4 3RQ — 159 yards to the southwest.
Restaurant
Fish & Chips Restaurant
Amusement & Theme Park
Local Business
  • Macklock Baths
    Matlock Bath (not Macklock Baths), Matlock, DE4 3 — 1490 yards to the northwest.
  • Willersley Castle
    Willersley Castle Cromford, Matlock, DE45 — 400 yards to the northwest.
Travel Agency
Event Planner
Arts & Entertainment
  • Adverse Camber
    The Old Loom Shop, Cromford Mill, Mill Lane, Cromford, DE4 3RQ — 159 yards to the southwest.
History Museum
Boat Rental
Neighborhood
  • Matlock Bath (Geo Entity)
    Matlock Bath — 459 yards to the west.
  • Cromford (Geo Entity)
    Cromford — 568 yards to the west.
Canal
Spa
Sports Club
Cafe
  • Nooch
    190 South Parade, Matlock, DE4 3NR — 1308 yards to the northwest.
Museum
Community
Information retrieved Tuesday 4 June 2019 at 13:57