Monument record MDR8814 - Cressbrook railway tunnel, Little Longstone
Type and Period (1)
- RAILWAY TUNNEL (Victorian - 1860 AD to 1870 AD)
- None recorded
471 yard long railway tunnel on the Midland Railway line. Built in 1860 to 1866. Driven on a curve with no ventilating shafts. (1). Construction of the railway line began in 1860 and was completed by 1863. It progressively closed during the 1950 and 1960s. (2).
- <1> SDR19109 Bibliographic reference: Hill, R (PPJPB). 1985. Peak Park Treasures. Ashmore, O; 1977; D136.
- <2> SDR20307 Unpublished document: Bevan, B (PDNPA). 1994. Brushfield Hough, Brushfield, Great Longstone, Ashford, Taddington and Sheldon Parishes, Derbyshire, Archaeological Survey, 1994. No. 4, pp 11-12.
|Grid reference||Centred SK 17046 72513 (398m by 179m) (Approximate)|
|Civil Parish||LITTLE LONGSTONE, DERBYSHIRE DALES, DERBYSHIRE|
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Record last edited
Jan 19 2012 12:09PM