Monument record MDR9188 - Bridge, Cotesfield Farm: Cromford & High Peak Railway, Hartington Middle Quarter

Type and Period (1)

  • (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Bridge taking a farm track over the Cromford & High Peak Railway track. Constructed of large, regular, gritstone blocks. Approximately 4m from ground level, either side, are a line of large, carved, gritstone slabs/lintels which continue all the way through the tunnel. The arch, above the gritstone slabs, consists of three courses of blue bricks with headers forming the sides. There is later repair of the tunnel roof with a layer of concrete. Above the arch is a course of moulded, or carved, gritstone slabs, following the line of the farm track level is another line of carved gritstone lintels, above which there is a boundary wall made up of smaller gritstone blocks. (1-4).

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature no: 267.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 348.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2002. OS Explorer 0L24 (2002).



Grid reference SK 13151 64575 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Oct 30 2012 8:11AM

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