Monument record MDR11471 - Road Bridge, Newbridge Road, Ambergate

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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)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1109023.
  • <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 Unpublished document: Morris, M (Mel Morris Conservation). 2004.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.



Grid reference Centred SK 3486 5137 (25m by 36m)
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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