Listed Building: CROMFORD CANAL EMBANKMENT, DROVERS WAY (1109015)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 1284, 3, 80
Date assigned Wednesday, May 25, 1988
Date last amended

Description

Canal embankment. 1793 by William Jessop and Benjamin Outram. Coursed squared stone. Approximately 100 feet long and 40 feet high. Stone retaining walls with plain band near the base of the walls and rounded rubble copings. Central barrel vaulted tunnel through the embankment with rubble arches and buttress-like jambs to the entrances. Southern end of the embankment truncated during road widening operations in 1970s. F Nixon, Industrial Archaeology of Derbyshire Pg 232.

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Location

Grid reference SK 35953 52288 (point)
Map sheet SK35SE
Civil Parish RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 20 2014 2:52PM

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