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Monument record MDR9441 - Railway bridge, Middleton Incline; Cromford & High Peak Railway

Type and Period (1)

Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

Full Description

Stone railway bridge, allowing a track to pass beneath the Cromford & High Peak Railway. The bridge is smaller than the others towards Cromford, approximately 4m wide and 4.5m high. The tunnel is approximately 2.5m wide and 10m long. The bridge is constructed of large roughly dressed blocks laid in rough courses. Only the blocks of the archway are ashlar cut and properly dressed. The bridge is built all the way up to the railway track and is topped by a lintel. A large drystone embankment is built up against the bridge and abutts it. (1-4)

Sources/Archives (4)

  • <1> Archive: Jessop, O. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey. ARCUS 738b. Feature number: 99.
  • <2> Photograph: ARCUS. 2003. Cromford & High Peak Railway and Peak Forest Tramway Survey, Project 738b. Digital photograph. 148.
  • <3> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 2003. OS Landline (2003) from EDINA Digimap. 1:2000.
  • <4> Map: Ordnance Survey (OS). 1882. OS County Series, 1st edition, scale 1:2500 (c. 25" to one mile). XXXIV. 14.



Grid reference SK 28213 55169 (point) (Approximate)

Related Monuments/Buildings (0)

Related Events/Activities (1)

  • EDR1790

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Record last edited

Dec 21 2018 9:27AM

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