Site record MDR4657 - Milford Tunnel, North Midland Railway, Milford

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Full Description

SK 345 451 Milford Tunnel. (1) The tunnel, which was the longest in Britain, was built by G. Stephenson in 1839. The portals are distinctive concentric arches and the observation tower is reputed to be used to survey the line of the railway. (2)

Sources/Archives (2)

  • <1> Map: 1977. OS 6" 1977.
  • <2> Bibliographic reference: 1975. Council of British Archaeology Panel on Industrial Monuments. 6.

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Location

Grid reference Centred SK 3454 4508 (187m by 911m) (Centre)
Civil Parish BELPER, AMBER VALLEY, DERBYSHIRE
World Heritage Site Derwent Valley Mills

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Record last edited

Jul 10 2020 6:52PM

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