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Monument record MDR15001 - Midland Railway Viaduct, New Mills

Type and Period (1)

  • (Edwardian to Unknown - 1902 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Most recent of the New Mills bridges constructed in 1902 to provide a more direct route to Central Station, Manchester. Today, trains to Sheffield from Liverpool and Manchester use the line along with limestone trains travelling from the Buxton area to chemical works in northern Cheshire. To try to keep the navvies building the viaduct out of the pubs, the New Mills branch of the Women's Temperance Association opened a coffee house at newtown. (1)

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Derbyshire County Council. 1987. The Torrs Riverside Park Bridges Trail- the park under the town.



Grid reference Centred SK 0022 8489 (90m by 54m)

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Record last edited

Feb 3 2015 11:35AM

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