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Monument record MDR9182 - Stone bridge, Cotesfield Farm: Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone bridge with an embankment on either side. The bridge is constructed from dressed gritstone blocks, with undressed outer faces. The blocks are large, laid in even courses and held together with mortar. The arch is formed by two courses of blue brick and flanked on either side by gritstone buttresses/retaining walls. The bridge is approximately 7m wide and 6m high. The tunnel is approximately 5m wide, 8m long and 5m high. There are circular dimples cutting into the centre of the outer face of many of the gritstone blocks. (1-5).

Sources/Archives (5)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 262.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 340, 345.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).
  • <5> Bibliographic reference: Marshall, J. 1996. The Cromford & High Peak Railway. p. 92.



Grid reference SK 13404 64436 (point) (Approximate)

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Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2007 2:00PM

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