Monument record MDR11164 - Canal bridge, Bullbridge, Ripley

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Typical humped-back sandstone canal bridge where the Bullbridge-Crich road crosses the partly filled-in Cromford Canal. (1) Canal bridge built by William Jessop and Benjamin Outram in 1792 from coursed squared stone as part of the Cromford Canal. It has a single fluted semi-circular arch with a plain band over and parapets with rounded copings. The wall curves outwards to either side and finishes in square piers. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1993. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazeteer of Sites Part III: Borough of Amber Valley. p 24.
  • <2> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109010.



Grid reference Centred SK 35749 52352 (17m by 21m)

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Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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