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Monument record MDR4954 - Swing bridge (site of), Cromford Canal, Bullbridge

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

SK 359 522. The Swing Bridge over the canal is a small, manually operated footbridge on the northern approaches of the breached Bull-bridge aqueduct. It retains both its swing beam and base plate. (1) Bridge removed during late 1980s by DCC: present location at Cromford Wharf. (2) Scheduling (DR249) removed. (3) Swing bridge site now replaced by another bridge. (4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Bibliographic reference: Council for British Archaeology (CBA). 1975. Council for British Archaeology (CBA) Panel on Industrial Monuments, 1975.
  • <2> Personal Observation: Myers, A. Site visit or other evidence.
  • <3> Scheduling record: English Heritage. 2000. Descheduling Notification: Swing Bridge over Canal, Bullbridge, Heage. 90395.
  • <4> Unpublished document: Raphael, F (Bullbridge and Sawmills Area Civic Society). 2009. An Appraisal of the Bullbridge and Sawmills Area.



Grid reference Centred SK 359 523 (29m by 29m) (Centre)

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2016 3:14PM

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