Monument record MDR8643 - Railway bridge, Coombs Lane, Bakewell

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Grade II listed railway bridge. The line was opened on the 1st August 1862. The bridge was built by Midland Railway engineer WH Barlow from coursed rock-faced sandstone with brick soffits. It has three skew arches, and the road passes beneath the centre. There are tapered piers, impost bands and segmental arches with voussoirs and diminishing-coursed stonework in the spandrels. There is also a deep band beneath a coped 3-course parapet which terminates at rectangular end piers. (1). Photographic record. (2,3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <1> Listed Building File: Historic England. 2011. The National Heritage List for England.
  • <2> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Slide Collection. 888.1-3.
  • <3> Photograph: Peak District National Park Authority (PDNPA). Black and white photograph collection. 465.30-32.



Grid reference Centred SK 2304 6788 (11m by 53m) (Approximate)

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Record last edited

Jun 25 2015 6:10PM

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