Monument record MDR14928 - Bilby Lane Bridge (site of), Chesterfield Canal

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  • None recorded

Full Description

Coal used to be brought by horse and cart down Cow Lane from Stephenson's Colliery, passing over Bilby Lane Bridge. It was then loaded onto canal boats at Richard Dixon's private wharf. More coal was brought to the wharf from Dixon's own West Handley Colliery and glassware was brought down, by overhead ropeway, from Dixon's 'Glasshouses' site for trans-shipment. Bilby Lane Bridge has since been replaced by a concrete slab. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Correspondence: Smith, D (Chesterfield Canal Society). 1991. Letter to County Archaeologist dated 15/10/1991. Letter.



Grid reference Centred SK 4022 7467 (8m by 15m)

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Record last edited

Mar 24 2015 3:53PM

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