Monument record MDR11667 - Greensdeep Bridge, Peak Forest Canal, Whaley Bridge

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Full Description

Greensdeep or Bugsworth New Road Bridge is a stone bridge carrying the road to Bugsworth and Chinley over the Peak Forest Canal. (1) Greensdeep bridge is one of a number of arched bridges along the Peak Forest Canal that was built between 1794 and 1804 and that has been little altered since erection. It was originally an accommodation bridge to connect to farm fields after the canal was cut and open. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Bowyer, O. 1989. The Peak Forest Canal: Upper Level: Towpath Guide, 3rd ed., New Mills History Notes No. 11. p 31.
  • <2> Index: Lamb, B. Index Record for Industrial Sites, Peak Forest Canal. List of bridges.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 01124 82888 (25m by 16m)
Civil Parish WHALEY BRIDGE, HIGH PEAK, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Dec 17 2010 3:58PM

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