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Monument record MDR4937 - Ambergate Station, Ambergate

Type and Period (5)

Protected Status/Designation

  • World Heritage Site Buffer Zone

Full Description

Late 19th and early 20th century OS maps clearly show the triangular shaped Ambergate Junction of the Manchester Branch of the Midland Railway situated to the north-west of the mainline of the North Midland Railway. (1, 2, 3) SK 349 517. Disused part of triangle at Ambergate Station. Partly demolished by British Rail in 1986-7. All that remains of the celebrated 'trijunct' station is the gritstone bridge carrying the modern single platform Ambergate Station on the truncated Derby - Manchester line above the Ambergate - Ripley road. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-5.
  • <2> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1896-1900. OS County Series, 2nd edition (1st revision), scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XL-5, 1898.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1912-1921. OS County Series, 3rd edition (Second Revision), scale 1:2500 (25" to one mile). XL-5.
  • <4> Bibliographic reference: Fowkes, D (ed.). 1993. Derbyshire Industrial Archaeology: A Gazeteer of Sites Part III: Borough of Amber Valley. p 23.



Grid reference Centred SK 3494 5165 (170m by 171m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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