Monument record MDR13489 - Tunnel and portals, Crich Mineral Railway, Sandy Lane, Crich

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A short tunnel was built by George Stephenson in 1841 to take the Crich Mineral Railway beneath Sandy Lane. The southern portal has been listed at Grade II. It is set directly against a vertical rock outcrop and is constructed of gritstone blocks laid to courses on a projecting plinth. The opening itself is infilled. The degree of survival of the northern portal is not known at present. (1)

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  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England. List entry number 1406815.



Grid reference Centred SK 3494 5403 (23m by 56m)

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Jan 29 2018 12:29PM

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