Monument record MDR11471 - Road Bridge, Newbridge Road, Ambergate
Type and Period (1)
- ROAD BRIDGE (Victorian - 1840 AD to 1900 AD)
- Listed Building (II) 79138: BRIDGE NUMBER 43 NEAR TOAD MOOR TUNNEL, NEW BRIDGE ROAD
- World Heritage Site
- World Heritage Site Buffer Zone
Grade II railway bridge built 1838-40 by George Stephenson. It is constructed from ashlar, rock faced with tooled dressings. It has a wide segmental arch of radiating voussoirs on rock faced jambs with a raised impost band. There is a large roll moulded band at a steep angle above and a blocking course with later blue brick parapets. It was built as part of the North Midland Railway, which opened in 1840. (1) Bridge of rock-faced ashlar with a wide segmental arch of radiating voussoirs, raised impost band. Bull-nosed band and ashlar parapets, that to the south part replaced in blue engineering brick. (2)
- <1> SDR19551 Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109023.
- <2> SDR20056 Unpublished document: Morris, M (Mel Morris Conservation). 2004.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.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 3486 5137 (25m by 36m)|
|Civil Parish||RIPLEY, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE|
|World Heritage Site||Derwent Valley Mills|
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Record last edited
Dec 21 2018 9:27AM