Monument record MDR15019 - Footpath bridge, Rigga Quarry, Little Eaton

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

A small masonry bridge, of one shallow arch, tall superstructure, concrete deck, and low stone parapets. The span of the bridge is about two metres between the rock faces at an entrance to a former stone quarry. The bridge has been used as a footpath but has partially collapsed [1998]. (1) The footbridge is not on the 1st edition 25" OS map of c. 1880, but is on the 2nd edition 25" OS map of c. 1900. (2, 3)

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Unpublished document: County Treasure Recording Form. No reference number; Little Eaton parish.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile).

Map

Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3572 4205 (18m by 10m)
Civil Parish LITTLE EATON, EREWASH, DERBYSHIRE

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Record last edited

Mar 6 2017 3:48PM

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