Monument record MDR11314 - Road Bridge over the Midland Railway, Duffield

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The bridge carrying the road over the railway at Duffield is a Grade II structure built 1838-42 by George Stephenson. It is constructed from red brick faced in sandstone ashlar and rock-faced sandstone with five elliptical arches. (1) A five-arched bridge built in 1839 to carry the former Chesterfield turnpike road over the main Midland Railway line. Deeply incised stepped voussoirs in gritstone masonry, bull-nose band to base of ashlar parapet wall. Masonry plinth to springing of arch with brick vault. The central arch crosses two lines of track, the intermediate arches crossed one line each (now redundant) and the outer arches were created for farm access. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1335365.
  • <2> Unpublished document: Morris, M (Mel Morris Conservation). 2004. Study to Identify Candidate Buildings for Grant Assistance and a Review of Conservation Area Boundaries, Derwent Valley Mills World Heritage Site. Gazetteer.



Grid reference Centred SK 3482 4291 (36m by 22m)
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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  • EDR3895

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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