Listed Building: WALLS OF RAILWAY CUTTING EXTENDING FROM APPROXIMATLEY 35 YARDS NORTH OF LONG ROW TO FIELD LANE BRIDGE AND FROM APPROXIMATLEY 45 YARDS NORTH OF KING STREET TO NEW ROAD BRIDGE (1335676)

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Grade II
Authority English Heritage
Volume/Map/Item 950, 1, 107
Date assigned Thursday, December 13, 1979
Date last amended

Description

This part of the North Midland Railway surveyed by George Stephenson. Some evidence of Francis Thompson's involvement in design of cutting walls and bridges. Fine embankment walls of rusticated stone, concave cross section with band carried round from bridges and internal buttresses. The railway was constructed in a mile long cutting through the town centre in order to provide minimum disturbance to the established street pattern.

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Grid reference SK 34755 47927 (point)
Map sheet SK34NW
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE

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Jan 15 2014 11:28AM

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